On December 31 2020, the newsrack service will be shut down permanently.

It has been a nice long run from the Sarai days in 2004 to being hosted on its own domain around 2006. Beside maintenance, there has been no real active development on the code or the features since early 2008. Since 2015, even all that maintenance was pretty bare bones. A lot of news sources no longer provide reliable RSS feeds and since mid 2018, there were growing issues with the service and I only kept it alive to assist a handful of users.

So, it is time to shut this down. The internet world in 2020 is vastly differently from 2003 when I first conceptualized this service. Thanks for using this all these years.

If you need to access any data, email me: subbu at newsrack.in

 
User: flenvcenter Topic: Human Rights and Indigenous Rights-Regional
Category: Civil Liberties
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Denver Health retaliated against those who spoke out about systemic racism and COVID-19, whistleblower complaint alleges 25.11.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Denver Health employees have filed a whistleblower complaint alleging that the medical center has retaliated against them for raising concerns about systemic racism and speaking to the media about their experiences related to COVID-19. 
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Pope endorses same-sex civil unions in new documentary film 21.10.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco,” which premiered Wednesday at the Rome Film Festival.
California’s history of anti-Blackness hides beneath its progressive reputation 20.10.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A new history of the state traces early civil rights battles spearheaded by Black activists.
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Letters: Questioning nominee’s faith unfair and shameful (10/14/20) 14.10.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Questioning nominee’s faith unfair and shameful Re: “Former members claim group subjugates women,” Sept. 29 news story
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Colorado State House District 41 candidate Q&A 9.10.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
The Colorado State House District 41 race features Republican Robert "Bob" Andrews and Democrat Iman Jodeh
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“Speak up!” — “Sesame Street” tackles racism in TV special 9.10.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
“Sesame Street" has always pressed for inclusion. Now in the wake of the national reckoning on race, it's going further -- teaching children to stand up against racism.
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Silverii: Cory Gardner and all Republicans should condemn groups like the Proud Boys 1.10.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Any one of these offenses should have disqualified President Donald Trump from winning the presidency, and each and every one should have been condemned by Sen. Gardner and Republican leaders.
How anti-Indigeneity proliferates around the West and the world 25.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Across the globe, anti-Indigenous organizations and sympathizers work to undermine the collective rights of Indigenous peoples.
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Florida seeks investigation on Mike Bloomberg donation on voting 24.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Florida's attorney general asked state and federal law enforcement on Wednesday to investigate possible election law violations after billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg helped raise more than $16 million for Florida felons to pay their debts so they can vote in the presidential election.
In “Antebellum,” racism fuels a terrifying neo-horror ride 17.9.2020 Denver Post: Entertainment
Since Jordan Peele's "Get Out" smartly teased the horror of racism, there's been a fine upsurge of Black filmmakers and their collaborators bending the horror genre (fantasy/sci-fi, too) to culture-critiquing effect.
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In “Antebellum,” racism fuels a terrifying neo-horror ride 17.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Since Jordan Peele's "Get Out" smartly teased the horror of racism, there's been a fine upsurge of Black filmmakers and their collaborators bending the horror genre (fantasy/sci-fi, too) to culture-critiquing effect.
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Tribal nations face continued voter suppression 14.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
A new book explains barriers at the ballot box.
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On Philanthropy: How donors can advance racial justice 13.9.2020 Denver Post: Business
George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Daniel Prude, Jacob Blake. The long road to racial justice in this country has been rocky and painful. It started long before these four people became household names and will, tragically, go well beyond their injuries and deaths. In response to these tragedies, many donors – whether in private or public […]
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PHOTOS: Denver-Aurora March Against Racism & Police Violence 31.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Several hundred protesters took part in a 5-mile march down Colfax Ave. from Aurora to Denver on Sunday, August 30, 2020.
Guest Commentary: Business leaders have a ‘defining role’ in battling systemic racism 25.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
I believe that business has a defining role to play in addressing systemic racism and I am challenging Colorado CEOs and leaders to join me and leverage their organizational resources to create a more equitable Colorado.
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How racism adversely affects wildlife, too 24.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New research exposes how systemic racism physically alters ecosystems for the worse.
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Former CSU Rams coach Mike Bobo says he’s offended by allegations of racial insensitivity, player mistreatment 21.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Mike Bobo says he has nothing to hide from his days as the Colorado State head football coach.
Guest Commentary: Denver schools should facilitate learning pods to reduce disparities 19.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
The Denver Public School Board implies that families should just trust the school board even though they admit that they cannot promise families that the online teacher provided by the district is affiliated with the child’s school.
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Trump to pardon women’s suffrage leader Susan B. Anthony on 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment 18.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump said Tuesday he will pardon Susan B. Anthony, a leader in the women’s suffrage movement, who was arrested for voting in 1872 in violation of laws permitting only men to vote.
Indigenous and Black Lives Matter activists join forces in Oregon 14.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
An acknowledged, shared history of oppression renews the fight for justice.
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