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Hong Kong Demonstrations Turn Violent as Protesters & Police Clash for 12th Straight Week 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at the police, who responded with tear gas.
Military Drones and Surveillance Planes Remain An Option For U.S.-Mexico Border, Documents Show 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The shortage of personnel and military hardware was created in February when Democratic governors pulled their National Guard troops from the border as a rebuke to President Trump.
Trump Administration Argues LGBT Discrimination Is Legal Because Gay Men and Gay Women Are Treated Equally Poorly 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Trump administration filed a brief with the Supreme Court on Friday arguing that employers should be allowed to discriminate against, or even fire, their lesbian, gay and bisexual employees simply due to their sexual orientation.
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Why the Fight Against Racism has to Start With Owning it 22.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Racism in my world encompasses everything from overt bad acts carried out by avowed racists to the countless instances of unconscious bias I'm sure I commit every day."
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Op-Ed: The U.S. is getting less tolerant of racism. Credit millennials 20.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Millennials' deep-seated inclusivity makes President Trump's sympathy for a whiter America a dubious reelection tactic.

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Facebook’s Anti-Conservative Bias Report Does Not Identify Any Anti-Conservative Bias 20.8.2019 Mother Jones
Facebook released initial findings on Tuesday from an audit it commissioned examing whether the social media giant is biased against conservatives. The report, conducted by a private law firm and issued under the name of former Arizona Republican Sen. Jon Kyl, comes amid substantial pressure and claims from right-leaning groups and lawmakers in Washington that […]
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Florida Man Attacks Jogger With Sword During Fight Over Who Gets to Take Home Plastic Dump Cart Found on Trash Pile 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The suspect can be seen in surveillance footage wildly swinging the weapon at Oakland Park resident Todd Beavers. Police now seek the public's help in finding the culprit.
Stapleton property owners vote against changing name of neighborhood bearing former KKK member’s name 20.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Stapleton property owners voted against changing their neighborhood's name, despite its connection to a Ku Klux Klan member.
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Pete Buttigieg Says Black Community's Opposition to Gay Marriage Will 'Wash Away' 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"This is not an easy conversation for a lot of people who have, frankly, been brung up in a certain way and are struggling to get on to the right side of history," the openly gay presidential candidate told CNN.
Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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Profiling Muslims Was Wrong After 9/11—And It'd Be Wrong to Use It to Fight White Supremacy Now | Opinion 19.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
To overcome domestic terrorism in the wake of El Paso, we do not need, nor should we want, a bigger, more intrusive national security state.
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For black mothers and babies, prejudice is a stubborn health risk 19.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
African-American women are more likely than white women to die in childbirth or have their infants face complications. They’re also more likely to encounter demeaning behavior while getting care. Some in Minnesota are working to change that.
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Bernie Sanders Says 'We Will Go to War Against White Nationalism and Racism' 18.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Too many people have fought over the years, too many people have died against racism to let it resurface and flourish in America," Sanders said at a young leaders conference.
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House Republican Mass Shooting Strategy Revealed In Leaked Memo: Blame the Left, Minimize White Supremacy Role 17.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The memo offers Republican politicians talking points when interviewed about gun control and mass shootings.
I’ve Heard Anti-Latino Racism for Years. But the El Paso Massacre Weaponized It. 16.8.2019 Mother Jones
Last week, while sweating through my clothes reporting in El Paso in the wake of the deadliest attack on Mexicans and Mexican Americans in recent US history, I got on my phone and noticed a disturbing but familiar conversation happening on Twitter. The subject was what it’s like to be Latinx in the United States right […]
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Unequal outcomes: most ICE detainees held in rural areas where deportation risks soar 15.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
NPR's analysis of Immigration and Customs Enforcement data show 52-percent of detainees in the last year were held in rural areas, where legal representation is limited and deportation is more likely.
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How QAnon Will Outlive 8Chan 15.8.2019 Mother Jones
The infamous imageboard 8chan went off the internet last week after a white-supremacist shooter killed 22 people in El Paso, and a manifesto he’d written was posted on the site. It was the third time in under five months that a racist shooter’s writing or media had appeared on the imageboard. While critics of 8chan […]
Congress Subpoenas Online Platform 8chan Over White Supremacy and Extremist Content 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"At least three acts of deadly white supremacist extremist violence have been linked to 8chan in the last six months," the top Democrat and Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said in a joint statement.
DHS Secretary Tells Fox News 'There is a Rise' in Terrorism by White Supremacy, Countering Tucker Carlson's 'Hoax' 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The FBI director testified last month, about 850 domestic terrorism investigations ongoing, a number of those with racially motivated, violent extremest ideologies behind them," Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan said.
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BBC Cleared for Publishing Neo-Nazi Propaganda Encouraging 'Race Traitor' Prince Harry to be Shot 14.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A report agrees with BBC's decision to include doctored image of Duke of Sussex to highlight dangers of far-right group.
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