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Florida Senate Advances ‘Dangerous’ Bill Critics Warn Criminalizes Peaceful Protest
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Civil rights and free speech advocates on Friday decried the advancement in the Florida Senate of a controversial bill that the ACLU says "aims to silence, criminalize, and penalize Floridians for exercising their First Amendment right to protest." The ap ...[Read more]
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Cops Caught on Video Holding a Black Army Lieutenant at Gunpoint
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Caron Nazario was driving his newly purchased Chevy Tahoe home when two police officers pulled him over in Windsor, Virginia, whipped out their guns, and started barking orders. With their weapons raised, the officers demanded that Nazario, a Black and ...[Read more]
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CIA Whistleblower: “Julian Assange Will Not Receive an Impartial Jury”
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Jeffrey Sterling is a former CIA officer and whistleblower, jailed on trumped-up charges under the Espionage Act. He spoke to Jacobin about how he was victimized — and why the district court that convicted him is sure to be stacked against Julian Assang ...[Read more]
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Trump is still raking in the cash from many gullible supporters who buy into his scam: legal expert
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Although former President Donald Trump has been gone from the White House since January 20, his diehard supporters remain true believers — and many of them are still sending him money. Richard W. Painter, who served as chief White House ethics lawyer un ...[Read more]
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More Than Two-Thirds of Students Want Police Out of Schools
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Anew survey of more than 600 middle and high school students across four states finds that 41 percent feel “very unsafe” or “unsafe” when they see police officers at their public schools. One-third said they feel targeted by police based on an asp ...[Read more]
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Trump’s defense for scamming his supporters for donations falls apart under scrutiny
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On Monday, responding to a bombshell report in the New York Times that Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign ripped off his supporters with a reoccurring donation scheme that emptied some donors bank accounts, the former president issued a statement c ...[Read more]
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Andrew Cuomo Is Clinging to Power and Rewarding His Billionaire Loyalists
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Real estate titans and landlords might just be New York governor Andrew Cuomo’s last base of support. The embattled governor is rewarding them handsomely for their loyalty. ...[Read more]
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Do Prisons Keep Us Safe? Author Victoria Law Busts Myths About Mass Incarceration in New Book
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As the first anniversary of the police killing of George Floyd approaches, we speak with author and journalist Victoria Law, who says despite the mass movement to fight systemic racism sparked by Floyd’s death, persistent myths about policing, incarc ...[Read more]
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‘Yemen Is Being Starved’: 70+ Democrats Urge Biden to Demand End to Saudi-Led Blockade
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"Every day that we wait for these issues to be resolved in negotiations is another day that pushes more children to the brink of death." Led by Reps. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), and Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), the letter (pdf) cites a recent ...[Read more]
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‘Inmates run the asylum’: Political observers stunned by QAnon congresswoman’s massive fundraising haul
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On Wednesday, POLITICO reported that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), the famously QAnon-sympathetic conspiracy theorist congresswoman who lost her House committee assignments after social media activity endorsing the execution of prominent Democrats i ...[Read more]
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NYPD Goon Squad Manual Teaches Officers to Violate Protesters Rights
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Exclusive: Internal NYPD documents shed new light on the Strategic Response Group, or SRG, the heavily militarized police unit behind the crackdown on George Floyd protesters. ...[Read more]
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