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Trump escalates NFL anthem protest crackdown 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Let's fully understand what yesterday's decision by NFL owners to crack down on employee protest is. The owners, under pressure from the government in the form of the President of the United States, agreed to modify its speech to please that government.
The Daily 202: Trump wins a battle in the culture war as NFL owners cave on national anthem protests 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
But it’s a Pyrrhic victory.
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This 70-Year-Old Republican Mayor Wants to Prove That His Small Southern Town Can Go Green 24.5.2018 Mother Jones
Last year, Mayor Greg Lemons counted every single street light in Abita Springs, Louisiana, and found there were 256. If his town of about 2,900 residents switched over to solar-powered lamps and LED bulbs, he reasoned, taxpayers could save thousands of dollars and be environmentally conscious.  Street lights are just a part of Lemon’s ambitious plans to make Abita Springs a model of energy efficiency and sustainability. A life-long Republican, he has fought […]
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How sustainability messages break through with busy shoppers 24.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Barrages of logos and labels are often overlooked by consumers, but here's how to get around that.
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The year women refused to stay silent, tossed their bras and redefined politics 24.5.2018 Washington Post
The modern women’s movement began the way women have long come together, meeting in living rooms across the country to share their lives and issues. But they learned that to make a difference, they had to make a splash.
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Zimmer proud Vikings didn't kneel last year 24.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Zimmer said: "I think it's important we represent our country the right way. A lot of people have died for that flag. That flag represents our country and what we stand for."
NFL kneeling isn’t just a protest. It’s a plea. 24.5.2018 Washington Post
NFL kneeling isn’t just a protest. It’s a plea.
Poll: 53 percent of Americans say it’s 'never appropriate' to kneel during the national anthem 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Poll: 53 percent of Americans say it’s 'never appropriate' to kneel during the national anthem
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Activists join forces against D.C.-area bids for Amazon’s second headquarters 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Activists join forces against D.C.-area bids for Amazon’s second headquarters
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Guatemala needs to do more to stop the killings of indigenous activists 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Guatemala needs to do more to stop the killings of indigenous activists
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Excelsior says ‘no’ to school shooting protest event 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The ACLU in Minnesota is pushing the city council in Excelsior, Minn., to reconsider its decision to deny a permit for a group that wanted to hold the Lake Minnetonka March for Our Lives, to show support for students who have marched for gun legislation in the wake of school shootings.
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The Latest: Migrants protest overcrowding at Greek camp 23.5.2018 Washington Post: World
The Latest on migrants in Europe (all times local):
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Daily Digest: Debates continue after session ends 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Some items in the news worth a look this Wednesday.
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California’s local D.A. races become big-dollar battleground in nation’s justice debate 23.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary

In most district attorney elections, the campaign playbook is clear: Win over the local cops and talk tough on crime.

But in California this year, the strategy is being turned on its head.

Wealthy donors are spending millions of dollars to back would-be prosecutors who want to reduce incarceration,...

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Why diversity in sustainability matters, and what you can do 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what some are — and aren't — doing to fight whitewashing in the green movement.
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The Last Temptation of Elon Musk 23.5.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
He could have built an electric-car business that wasn’t based on green hot air.
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Mpls. chief says officers may not wear uniforms in Pride parade 23.5.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In a department-wide memo, Arradondo said his decision is based in part on "the adamant opposition" to law enforcement participation in the parade by some in the LGBT community.
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Mexico's young voters are shaping the presidential campaign 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Mexico's young voters are shaping the presidential campaign
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Bright Hope's new pastor from Baltimore known for community development and activism 23.5.2018 Philly.com News
The Rev. Darron D. McKinney Sr., who led a church in Baltimore during unrest after Freddie Gray was killed, was installed as the sixth senior pastor of Bright Hope Baptist Church in its 108-year history.
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Gay rights activist Mel Heifetz wins Philadelphia Award for helping LGBT causes 22.5.2018 Philly.com News
Heifetz, the winner of the Philadelphia Award for 2017, is a well-known supporter of LGBT and liberal political causes on a local and national level.
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