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Billionaires add $1tn to net worth during pandemic as their workers struggle
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Billionaires in the US have increased their net worth by more than $1tn during the coronavirus pandemic, while many of their US workers have struggled with coronavirus risks in workplaces, for little to no extra pay to work in hazardous conditions, and mi ...[Read more]
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New Analysis Shows US Police 3 Times More Likely to Use Violence Against Leftist Protesters Than Far-Right
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Black Lives Matter, Indigenous, anti-war, and other progressive activists reacted with a complete lack of surprise to data reported by The Guardian on Thursday that shows U.S. police are three times more likely to use violence against left-wing and social ...[Read more]
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Health insurance or food: Americans face difficult choices amid pandemic
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Throughout the United States, Americans with chronic illnesses have been forced to navigate a healthcare system battered by the coronavirus pandemic while trying to afford medical treatment and resolve health insurance issues. That has led to many America ...[Read more]
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93% of Black Lives Matter Protests Have Been Peaceful, New Report Finds
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The vast majority of Black Lives Matter protests—more than 93%—have been peaceful, according to a new report published Thursday by a nonprofit that researches political violence and protests across the world. The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data P ...[Read more]
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US – We Can’t Survive on $600. The New Relief Bill Is Not a Victory.
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Democrats refused to seize a rare opportunity to outmaneuver Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell. They settled for a COVID relief bill that skimps on benefits, provides tax breaks to the rich, and pulls us toward austerity extremism. ...[Read more]
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How socialism became un-American through the Ad Council propaganda campaigns
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Bernie Sanders is a Democratic Socialist, a potential problem for the presidential candidate. A Cold War campaign to link American-ness and capitalism helped create popular distrust of socialism. ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders threatens government shutdown unless Americans get more stimulus checks
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Senator Bernie Sanders has threatened to shut down the US government next week and keep lawmakers in Washington through Christmas unless they submit to his demand for another round of $1,200 stimulus checks for most Americans. “We're not going to go hom ...[Read more]
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They Had Saved Like They Were Supposed To. The Pandemic Took It All.
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Even people who built rainy day funds over years are watching their savings run down to zero, with no relief from the government in sight. ...[Read more]
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Tiananmen Square, 1989 — Revisited
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The real story of the Tienanmen Square is revealed decades after, by surfacing reports and witness testimonies and visual evidence. The actual events do not seem to have any relation with what the western media has portrayed, and is still portraying even ...[Read more]
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Trump Launches New Assault on the Working Poor
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The Office of Management and Budget's latest effort to redefine "poverty" threatens to deprive countless Americans of basic social services. ...[Read more]
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Footage Taken by Woman Who Died in Police Custody Hints at ‘Cover-Up’ (VIDEOS)
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Almost four years after Sandra Bland was stopped by a Texas state trooper and then found dead in a jail cell three days later, cellphone video of the encounter taken by Bland herself has been released for the very first time, leading her family to call fo ...[Read more]
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