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Employees Want an Ethical Workplace and a Growing Number Are Willing to Protest to Get It 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Worker protests appear to be increasing in frequency, with nationally covered mobilizations potentially encouraging more employees to organize.
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Russia Blocks 'Saw'-inspired Website That Reports LGBT People, Encourages Them to Be Hunted Down and Tortured 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The website previously promoted an event called "Chechnya's Comeback"—urging readers to find and attack gay people. More recently, it has published the details of activists and journalists, campaigners say.
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Endorsement: Scientist and climate activist Loraine Lundquist for Los Angeles City Council District 12 19.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Loraine Lundquist has outlined a vision for a more inclusive, sustainable Los Angeles.

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Donald Trump’s Politics of Hate Began With a “Cynical and Evil” GOP Memo 19.7.2019 Mother Jones
Donald Trump’s outburst of nativistic racism—viscerally and putridly displayed by his “go back” tweet-attack on four congresswoman who are people of color and the subsequent and shocking (even for Trump) “send her back” rally in North Carolina on Wednesday night—has been a clarifying moment. It seems the culmination of his years-long effort to fashion a […]
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Letters to the Editor: Raging against Trump's racism gives him exactly what he wants 19.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's "go back to where you came" tweets were wrong, but focusing on racism only emboldens the president.

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#IStandWithIlhan: After Trump Rally, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar's Supporters Plan to Welcome Her Home 19.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Donald Trump told Ilhan Omar to 'Go Back Home' well she lands in Minnesota at 5pm," the event said. "So let's welcome her back to her home Minnesota's 5th congressional district."
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I'm Paid to Watch Tucker Carlson Each Night. Don't Tell Me This Rant About Ilhan Omar Isn't Shocking | Opinion 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
As a researcher who has watched Carlson's show for the past two years, I'm constantly being told on social media that the racist propaganda on Fox News is nothing out of the ordinary. That sentiment is both self-defeating and untrue.
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Racial Slur Written on Interracial Couple's 'For Sale' Sign: 'I've Never Seen Anything Like This' 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The couple were shocked by the vandalized sign.
Woman Protests Spider-Man Statue as Satanic, 'Hate Crime Against the Church' 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In a letter to Lincoln, Nebraska, Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird, she complained the Nebraska sculpture shows Spidey's "two hands open, painted Red & Black, and formed into Devil Horns."
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Lawmakers propose ‘radical’ change at DHS after leadership exodus 18.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Recent resignations have renewed a push from Minnesota legislators to break up the sprawling, $18 billion Minnesota Human Services Department.
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'Send Her Back' Chant at Trump Rally Brings Social Media Support for Ilhan Omar 18.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We must fight together to defeat the most dangerous president in the history of our country," Sen. Bernie Sanders said.
Hundreds of Protesters Just Flooded the Streets of New York in Blistering Heat to Protest the Eric Garner Case 18.7.2019 Mother Jones
One day after Attorney General William Barr declined to bring federal charges against the police officer who killed Eric Garner, hundreds of protesters gathered in New York City to demand that Officer Daniel Pantaleo be held accountable. Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, addressed a crowd of about 300 in Foley Square. “My son was killed five […]
Explosive Photos Capture Puerto Ricans Taking to the Streets to Demand the Governor’s Resignation 18.7.2019 Mother Jones
Thousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets this week calling for the resignation of the island’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló. The protests were ignited when the island’s Center for Investigative Journalism published nearly 900 pages of text messages full of misogynistic and homophobic comments shared between Rosselló and his advisers. The scandal, dubbed #TelegramGate and #RickyLeaks […]
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Why The Denver Post asked Aurora police to stop using our photograph of an ICE protester 18.7.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
I would like to explain why The Denver Post asked the Aurora Police Department to remove one of our photographs from its social media posts seeking help in identifying suspects from a Friday night protest at the Aurora ICE detention facility.
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Passengers Trapped Aboard Cruise Ship That Canceled San Juan Stop Due to Violent Protests 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Royal Caribbean said it took the decision to scrap the stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the safety of its passengers after angry demonstrations in the city.
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How the SALURBAL Project Is Shining a Spotlight on Urban Health Inequality in Latin America 17.7.2019 THE CITY FIX
The narrative about global inequality and poverty often focuses on rural areas in the global south, with a heavy emphasis on sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. But the reality is that poverty is becoming more concentrated in cities across the ...
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Former Texas Judge Parts Ways With GOP Over Trump's 'Go Back' Comments: 'His Ideology Is Racism' 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Elsa Alcala said the president's recent verbiage in attacking the "four women of color" serving in the House of Representatives was the final straw.
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Colorado immigrants rights groups say flag incident at Aurora detention center detracted from message 17.7.2019 Denver Post: Local
The removal of three flags and desecration of the American flag at the Aurora immigration detention facility last week detracted from the message the protesters were trying to send, immigration advocates said on Tuesday.
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Jewish, Immigrant Activists Block ICE Headquarters in Washington D.C. to Protest Immigration Policy 17.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We won't sit back and allow the decades long bipartisan attack on immigrants to continue," Cata Santiago, a spokesperson for Cosecha Movement, said in a press release.
Letters to the Editor: The worst thing about Trump's racism? Republicans' silence 16.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

President Trump tweeted racist attacks that ought to spur universal condemnation. Instead, Republicans are staying largely silent.

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