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Police departments across U.S. are mandating LGBTQ training

Following a string of violence against Black trans women, LGBTQ activists in New York took to the streets in summer 2020 to draw attention to…

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Maryland anti-police reform prosecutor faces first primary challenge in 15 years from progressive candidate

Baltimore County State’s Attorney Scott Shellenberger, notorious for his opposition to criminal justice and police reforms, is facing a primary opponent for the first time…

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Liz Cheney: Americans deserve better than choice between Biden’s “disastrous” policies or Trump

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) told CBS’ “60 Minutes” in an interview broadcast Sunday that Americans “deserve better than having to choose between” President Biden’s “disastrous”…

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Battleground Baltimore: The fraught past and future of violence reduction

Group Violence Reduction Strategy has its first meeting  During the first Group Violence Reduction Strategy meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, Mayor Brandon Scott acknowledged the…

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Berliners to vote on expropriating housing from powerful landlords

Most international coverage of the German elections is focused on who will replace Angela Merkel after her 16-year term as chancellor ends, but for everyday…

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Black caucus members opt for White House meeting over trip to border

Several members of the Congressional Black Caucus weighed visiting the U.S.-Mexico border this week to investigate the conditions faced by Haitian migrants and protest allegations…

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Jan. 6 select committee subpoenas four Trump aides

The Jan 6. select committee investigating the deadly Capitol riot has subpoenaed four aides to former President Trump for testimony and documents. Why it matters:…

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A Car Falls in Brooklyn: How the NYPD is dumping cars in Flatbush and fueling sanitation woes

Once again, the NYPD 67th Precinct in Flatbush had parked a car on the sidewalk. Again, neighborhood residents sprang into action, coordinating dialing 311 to…

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The FBI reports that domestic terrorism cases have surged since 2020

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before a Senate committee Tuesday that the agency’s domestic terrorism caseload has “exploded” in size since spring of 2020. Why…

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The FBI reports that domestic terrorism cases have surged since 2020

FBI Director Christopher Wray testified before a Senate committee Tuesday that the agency’s domestic terrorism caseload has “exploded” in size since spring of 2020. Why…

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‘Unfathomable cruelty’ at the border continues under Biden

This story was originally published by Common Dreams on Sept. 20, 2021, and is shared here under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 License. Progressive leaders…

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The breadth and limits of corporate carbon moves

This week will showcase how more big companies are taking steps to cut emissions — and why corporate pledges only go so far. The big…

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Watch Smashing Pumpkins Play “Quiet” For The First Time In 27 Years At Riot Fest

The Smashing Pumpkins headlined Riot Fest 2021 in their Chicago hometown last night. They took the opportunity to dust off a few rarities, performing Siamese…

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“Justice for J6” rally underway with large police presence

Demonstrators were met by a heavy law enforcement presence on Saturday ahead of the “Justice for J6” rally outside the fenced-off U.S. Capitol, AP reports….

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El Salvador Protest Reflected Concerns Over Democracy And Bitcoin

NPR’s Leila Fadel talks with El Faro journalist Valeria Guzman in El Salvador about this week’s protest against President Nayib Bukele. Source: https://www.npr.org/2021/09/17/1038395149/el-salvador-protest-reflected-concerns-over-democracy-and-bitcoin Droolin’ Dog…

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Battleground Baltimore: How the Green New Deal for Public Schools could help Baltimore City

In the first two weeks of the 2021-2022 school year, two dozen Baltimore City Schools that lack functioning air conditioning closed early five times due…

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Something broke open: Occupy Wall Street 10 years later

“They stayed the night and changed the world,” says filmmaker, writer, and activist Astra Taylor about the Occupy Wall Street movement, which started on Sept….

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Pentagon approves request for 100 National Guard troops for “Justice for J6” rally

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has approved a request from Capitol Police to provide 100 D.C. National Guard troops in case law enforcement requires additional support…

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GOP Rep. Gonzalez says he won’t run for reelection against Trump-backed challenger

Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R) announced his retirement on Thursday, declining to run against a Trump-backed primary challenger in 2022. Why it matters: Gonzalez has…

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“JUSTICE WILL PREVAIL!”: Trump voices support for Saturday’s pro-Capitol riots rally

Former President Trump on Thursday expressed solidarity with people facing prosecution in connection to the Capitol insurrection. Why it matters: The statement was issued ahead…

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Latin America and the Caribbean is the deadliest region for environmental defenders

Latin America and the Caribbean is the deadliest region for environmental defenders, a violent record that has global repercussions. Why it matters: The region has…

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Senate offices to close ahead of Saturday’s pro-Capitol riot rally

Multiple congressional offices will be closed Friday amid security precautions ahead of Saturday’s rally in support of jailed Jan. 6 rioters, aides who have been…

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