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"Racism and Misogyny": Rep. Ayanna Pressley Blasts Steve Mnuchin for Postponing Tubman's Placement on $20 Bill 15.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Secretary Mnuchin has allowed Trump's racism and misogyny to prevent him from carrying out the will of the people," she said.
Blindfold Big Brother: We Need a Global Right to Privacy in Public Spaces | Opinion 14.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
China's deployment of surveillance to detain Turkic Muslims who use "suspicious network tools" like WhatsApp or too much electricity should concern Western leaders.
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Ford government erodes workers' safety; labour unites against racism; immigrant employment reaches new Canadian high 13.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Zaid Noorsumar Help make rabble sustainable. Please consider supporting our work with a monthly donation and join us as we take on the 2019 election.  Support  rabble.ca  today for as little as $1 per month! #UniteAgainstRacism on Labour Day The 2019 Labour Day will be premised on anti-racism as 13 Canadian labour council presidents signed onto an open letter at the urging of Migrants Rights Network (MRN). The alliance of migrant rights groups across the country has called for a national day of action on June 16, as the campaign fights back against increasing xenophobia and racism. "Right now, what's happening in Canada is we're seeing a slate of right-wing governments being elected across the country," says Preethy Sivakumar of MRN. "And what are all these right wing governments doing? They're using racism as a weapon to win votes. Once they gain power, what they're doing is pushing austerity budgets , deepening poverty , and attacking workers' rights . Unions have an active interest in ensuring that ...
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Fox News Contributor Claims 'If You're Pro-Life You Can't Be Racist' 12.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Alveda King claimed people who are pro-life "can't be racist" in response to New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's comments on abortion and racism on Tuesday.
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Neo-Nazi Cell Planning Attack on Muslims and Jews In France Busted 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
French police have made a series of arrests over far-right terror plots in the country in recent months.
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Detroit Pride Parade: Armed Neo-Nazis Made Chimpanzee Noises at African Americans to Incite Another Charlottesville 11.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A group of armed neo-Nazis from the National Socialist Movement sought to incite violence at the Detroit Pride Parade, the city's police chief James Craig said.
Why a ban on Huawei is being ignored by some of the oldest U.S. allies in Asia 10.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

On the site of a former World War II garrison where the U.S. Army trained local troops — and later firebombed tunnels to drive out occupying Japanese soldiers — the Philippines has built a shining symbol of its modern ambitions, a master-planned commercial district billed as one of the safest in...

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Armed Neo-Nazis Marched With Police Protection During Detroit Pride Parade 10.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The white nationalist protesters made Nazi salutes and reportedly tore up a Pride flag as the demonstrated at the Michigan LGBT event.
'1984' Predicted 2019 and I'm a Bit Too Comfortable With That | Opinion 7.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Hey Alexa! Who would have guessed it's convenience, not totalitarianism that would bring all-seeing eyes into our homes?
High-flying surveillance balloons deliver sharp images, raise privacy questions 7.6.2019 LA Times: Business

An Arizona company developing a new type of high-altitude, long-range surveillance platform just completed a 16-day mission during which massive balloons floated over four western U.S. states, all part of an effort to someday keep them aloft for months at a time.

World View Enterprises Inc. builds...

Lawmakers aim to rein in police use of facial recognition 7.6.2019 LA Times: Business

Facial recognition’s first blanket ban arrived in May, when San Francisco became the only city in the nation to bar police and other agencies from using the technology.

Now the powerful software, which uses machine learning algorithms to automatically track human faces in digital footage and match...

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YouTube's purge of white supremacist videos also hits anti-racism channels 7.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

YouTube’s campaign against hateful and racist videos is claiming some unintended victims: researchers and advocates working to expose racist hatemongers.

A video published by the Southern Poverty Law Center was among those taken down after the company announced plans Wednesday to remove more videos...

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Exclusive: U.S. Marines Faced Down Armed Gunman at Mexico Border in Latest Threatening Encounter 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In a previously undisclosed incident at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, an armed gunman aiming a firearm at Marines was apprehended, according to documents obtained by Newsweek.
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Jared Kushner's White Supremacy Shines Through | Opinion 6.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Kushner's suggestion that the Palestinian people must prove their right to freedom, justice and equality is part of a lengthy tradition based on supremacist thinking.
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Tennessee DA Craig Northcott Says Domestic Violence Laws Do Not Apply to Gay People, Gets Slammed: 'He Sounds Like a Crackpot, Frankly' 4.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott previously faced calls to resign over Islamophobic Facebook posts.
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Famed New Orleans chef who fed civil rights leaders dies at 96 2.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Leah Chase's determination propelled her from a girl with a small-town Louisiana upbringing to a celebrated chef who authored cookbooks, appeared on cooking shows and fed civil rights greats such as Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Renowned New Orleans chef Leah Chase, who fed civil rights leaders, dies at 96 2.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Legendary New Orleans chef Leah Chase always had problems when customers asked if she served "soul food." Well, that would depend on where your soul was, she'd say. If it was in China, she couldn't really help you.

But if your soul was in New Orleans, that was different.

"If your soul is in New...

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‘Buck wild’ school board meetings in Antelope Valley raise questions about racism, nepotism 30.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

At an April meeting of the Antelope Valley Union High School District’s board, trustee Jill McGrady questioned why the board had hired a $400-an-hour attorney despite having an in-house lawyer and a contract with an outside firm.

Why hadn’t this new attorney provided a bill for two months of work?...

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German Neo-Nazi Party Resurrects 100-Year-Old Anti-Semitic Slogan 29.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“Israel is our misfortune!” an election poster displayed by Die Rechte read, a slogan similar to one used by a Nazi Party publication.
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KKK Members Outnumbered by Counter Protesters at Dayton Rally Saturday 26.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“I am very glad that today’s events went off without incident and the hate group that tried to threaten our city is gone,” the Dayton mayor said.
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