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What Jordan Peterson doesn't get about men and success in Canada 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
What Jordan Peterson doesn't get about men and success in Canada
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Saudis release 2 women in sweep targeting rights activists 24.5.2018 Washington Post: World
Saudi authorities have released two prominent women’s rights activists, but continue to hold at least eight others in a sweep targeting prominent icons of the women’s rights movement, activists and rights groups said Thursday.
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Trump: NFL players unwilling to stand for anthem maybe ‘shouldn’t be in the country’ 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The president says he approves on the whole of a new policy on conduct during the song.
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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Moved from school to school, fewer than 1 in 4 foster kids graduate. That’s worse than homeless kids. 24.5.2018 Denver Post: Local
Each year, more than 200 foster kids in Colorado exit the system at age 18 without a home. For those who do not finish high school, the likelihood is high that they will become homeless or end up in jail.
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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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Trump’s words carry loathsome baggage 24.5.2018 Washington Post
Trump’s words carry loathsome baggage
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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To fight the status quo, the activists of 1968 harnessed the power of fashion 24.5.2018 Washington Post
While the hippies rejected the Establishment, civil rights protesters dressed to be accepted.
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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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President Trump wanted consequences for NFL players who protest racism before games. Today he got them. 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
NFL players will have a harder time protesting before football games.
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Boo hoo. The NFL's poor little owners can't stand the fight for racial justice hurting the bottom line 24.5.2018 LA Times: Commentary
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Indian court stops construction at copper plant after 11 killed in protests 23.5.2018 L.A. Times - World News

A court in India on Wednesday ordered a stop to the expansion of a copper plant in the southern city of Tuticorin, a day after police killed 11 protesters upset about pollution caused by the factory.

The Sterlite copper plant — part of the London-based metals company Vedanta — has been accused...

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In hindsight, Americans are more critical of demonstrators today than protesters 50 years ago 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Republicans are far more likely than Democrats to say today’s protesters are more violent and extreme in comparison with demonstrators during the late 1960s.
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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Why I can't go back to Saudi Arabia to drive for the first time with my son 23.5.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Why I can't go back to Saudi Arabia to drive for the first time with my son
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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