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‘Which Side Are You On?’: Poor People’s Campaign Pressures US Senate on Democracy and Justice
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Beginning with a "massive national call-in to every U.S. senator," the Poor People's Campaign on Monday launched a monthlong campaign to push Congress to eliminate the 60-vote filibuster, pass the For the People Act, restore the gutted Voting Rights Act, ...[Read more]
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Canada’s Indigenous Genocide Is Ongoing
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The recovery of mass and unmarked graves at former Indian residential school sites in recent weeks has released a deluge of outrage and grief across the settler colony known as Canada. Horrifying truths are being unearthed that reveal the treachery by whi ...[Read more]
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A Veteran Tried to Credit Black Americans on Memorial Day. His Mic Got Muted.
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Retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter was speaking at an American Legion service in Hudson, Ohio, on Monday when he was intentionally silenced. ...[Read more]
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One Man’s No-Fly List Nightmare
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Ashraf Maniar was surveilled and harassed at home in the U.S., and detained by a foreign government, after being placed on the no fly list. ...[Read more]
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Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Jailed Ahead of Sentencing
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Daniel Hale, a former Air Force intelligence analyst who pleaded guilty to sharing classified documents about drone strikes with a reporter, has been arrested ahead of his sentencing in July. In March, Hale pleaded guilty to one charge under the Espionage ...[Read more]
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Commission Finds Anti-Black Police Violence Constitutes Crimes Against Humanity
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On April 27, the International Commission of Inquiry on Systemic Racist Police Violence Against People of African Descent in the United States issued its long-awaited report on the U.S.’s police-perpetrated racist violence. The Commissioners concluded t ...[Read more]
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Ady Barkan Takes Medicare for All Fight to California to Prove ‘Single Payer Healthcare Works in America’
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After years of lobbying political candidates and lawmakers in Washington to support Medicare for All and helping to bring the issue to the forefront of the healthcare debate in the 2020 election, advocate Ady Barkan announced Tuesday he is bringing the fi ...[Read more]
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Two Dozen Senators Tell Biden It Is ‘Past Time’ to Finally Close Guantánamo
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"As a symbol of lawlessness and human rights abuses, the detention facility continues to harm U.S. national security by serving as a propaganda tool for America's enemies and continues to hinder counterterrorism efforts and cooperation with allies," decla ...[Read more]
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Suspect Reported Dead After Vehicle Rams Security Barrier, Injures Officers on Capitol Hill
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The U.S. Capitol was placed under lockdown Friday after a person rammed their vehicle into a security barricade at the complex, killing one officer and injuring another. After ramming the barricade, the driver reportedly exited the vehicle with a knife, ...[Read more]
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Gunman ambushed National Guard caravan bringing COVID-19 vaccines to Texas
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On Monday morning, a caravan of National Guardsmen were transporting COVID-19 vaccines to Matador, Texas, when they were assaulted and pulled over on the road by an Arizona man, Larry Lee Harris, just outside of Idalou.... ...[Read more]
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Striking NYC Workers Win Wage Hike After Surge of Solidarity
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Workers at the Hunts Point Produce Market in New York City have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract, ending a week-long strike that captured national attention and galvanized the community behind the essential workers at the Bronx-based busi ...[Read more]
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