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Teachers across the U.S. protest laws restricting lessons on racism in schools

Thousands of teachers and other educators held protests across the U.S. Saturday against the actions of “at least 15 Republican-led states” that aim to restrict…

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In photos: Harris shows up at Pride parade in downtown D.C.

Vice President Kamala Harris dropped in at the Capitol Pride Walk And Rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The state of play: Harris and second…

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Pikachus, politicians and pollution art: how activists are protesting at the G7 summit – video

As world leaders flocked to the G7 summit at Carbis Bay in Cornwall to discuss the Covid pandemic recovery and the climate emergency, activists have also…

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What just happened? The year, so far, in review

We blinked and the first six months of the year 2021 passed—or so it seems. There’s always a lot going on in Baltimore, but this…

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Congress’ most successful bipartisan gang lives in the House — not the Senate

A few dozen House members helped bring bipartisan talks back from the dead on a massive spending bill passed six months ago. Now they want…

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Why infrastructure talks are setting climate advocates up for an anxious summer

Infrastructure talks between the White House and Congress have entered a phase that’s making climate advocates extremely nervous. Why it matters: Environmental groups and even…

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The Keystone XL pipeline is officially dead

The developer of the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline abandoned the project Wednesday after a decade-plus effort. Why it matters: TC Energy’s decision ends one…

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Is neoliberalism finally ending in Chile?

This story first appeared in Jacobin on June 7, 2021, and is shared with permission. INTERVIEW BY:Cale Brooks is Jacobin’s video editor.Nando Vila is the cohost of Weekends….

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Val Demings launches Senate bid against Marco Rubio with “law and order” message

Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) officially announced her Senate campaign against Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Wednesday with a promotional video that emphasized her “law and…

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‘You’re already changing the world’: Biden gives surprise speech at Parkland graduation

President Joe Biden on Tuesday surprised graduates of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School with a speech praising their resolve after surviving a mass shooting and…

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Senate confirms Biden’s first judicial nominee as Schumer vows to restore “balance” to courts

The Senate voted 66-33 on Tuesday to confirm Julien Xavier Neals to be U.S. District Judge for the District of New Jersey. Why it matters:…

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Nigeria’s government threatens to prosecute people for tweeting

Nigeria’s government is doubling down on its decision to ban Twitter indefinitely, with regulators Monday ordering broadcasters to stop using Twitter even to gather news,…

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Hundreds of places with racist names dot the US

More than 1,000 towns, lakes, streams, creeks and mountain peaks across the U.S. still bear racist names, according to a federal board under the Department of the Interior….

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Hundreds of places with racist names dot the US

More than 1,000 towns, lakes, streams, creeks and mountain peaks across the U.S. still bear racist names, according to a federal board under the Department of the Interior….

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Cyberattack on food supply followed years of warnings

Security analysts from the University of Minnesota warned the U.S. Agriculture Department in late May about a growing danger — a cyber crime known as…

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Obama says businesses have a “responsibility” to speak out against GOP voting laws

Former President Obama accused Republicans of “rigging the game” by passing laws that restrict voting in response to baseless claims of widespread election fraud fueled…

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In photos: World commemorates 32nd anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre

Thirty-two years after the Chinese government cracked down on student protesters in Tiananmen Square, people around the world gathered to remember the bloody June 4…

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Battleground Baltimore: What does George Floyd mean to Baltimore?

Although many Baltimore leaders are adept at paying lip service to the movement to protect Black lives, they still have a long way to go…

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Jan. 6 riot caused at least $1.5 million worth of damage to the Capitol, prosecutors say

The Jan. 6 insurrection caused at least $1.5 million worth of damage to the Capitol, prosecutor Mona Sedky said during court proceedings Wednesday, according the…

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Jan. 6 riot caused at least $1.5 million worth of damage to the Capitol, prosecutors say

The Jan. 6 insurrection caused at least $1.5 million worth of damage to the Capitol, prosecutor Mona Sedky said during court proceedings Wednesday, according the…

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Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of U.S. police since 2014

Data: UnidosUS and U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Will Chase/Axios Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of police since 2014, more than double what…

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Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of U.S. police since 2014

Data: UnidosUS and U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Will Chase/Axios Over 2,600 Latinos have died at the hands of police since 2014, more than double what…

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