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Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day 24.1.2020 Truthout.com
Women Perform 12.5 Billion Hours of Unpaid Labor Every Day
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The politics of getting rid of Columbus Day and little resistance to allowing pit bulls in Denver again 24.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A Denver Post reporter seeking information from the El Paso County sheriff this week was told she needed to submit a form … signed by a notary. It’s just the latest example of government pushback on Colorado journalists’ attempts to get public information so we can share it with you, the public. Gov. Jared Polis has instituted a policy that his staffers’ emails should generally be deleted after 30 days. The Denver Post and other outlets have received cost estimates in the thousands of dollars for access to public information.
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“Roe v. Wade” Is Being Chipped Away. Will We Lose It Altogether This Year? 23.1.2020 Truthout.com
“Roe v. Wade” Is Being Chipped Away. Will We Lose It Altogether This Year?
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PwC executive leaves firm after Dos Santos revelations 22.1.2020 BBC: Business
Executive leaves the firm after PwC links revealed with the former Angolan president's daughter.
Davos 2020: What is the World Economic Forum and is it elitist? 18.1.2020 BBC: World
The rich and powerful will gather in Davos this week, but claims of elitism still dog the event.
Opinion: Senators at Trump's impeachment trial aren't impartial 'jurors.' But they shouldn't be partisan hacks either 18.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Trump's trial isn't a criminal proceeding, but fairness is still vital.

Hakan Sukur: How former Turkey star ended up in the US as a taxi driver 15.1.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
Turkish football legend Hakan Sukur now drives taxis and sells books in the US after a rift with President Erdogan
Progressives Slam Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott’s Decision to Refuse New Refugees 12.1.2020 Truthout.com
Abbott's decision to reject resettlement of new refugees was enabled by an executive order signed by Trump in ...
After 68 Days, Hunger Strikers in ICE Custody Are on the Brink of Death 9.1.2020 Truthout.com
After 68 Days, Hunger Strikers in ICE Custody Are on the Brink of Death
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Activist Faces Jail for Resisting Massachusetts Sheriff’s Collaboration With ICE 7.1.2020 Truthout.com
Sherrie Andre protested to end an agreement that allows Bristol County deputies to act as U.S. ICE ...
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Deceased GOP strategist's daughter makes files public that Republicans wanted sealed 6.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Republicans in North Carolina fought in court to stop computer files found on the redistricting expert's hard drives from going public. Now his daughter, Stephanie Hofeller, is sharing them online.
The War on Reproductive Care Is Preventing Patients From Seeking Help 3.1.2020 Truthout.com
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2019's relentless attacks on abortion were intended to create chaos and confusion in reproductive health care.
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Grim and hopeful global trends to watch in 2020 — and fold into a zine 3.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: News
There's cause for pessimism and optimism in the year ahead as our expert sources share their predictions. Plus: Print and fold your own global trends zine.
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UN Peacekeepers Engaged in Widespread Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Haiti 29.12.2019 Truthout.com
UN Peacekeepers Engaged in Widespread Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Haiti
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Is California Saving Higher Education? 28.12.2019 Truthout.com
California is trying to improve the graduation rates and increase funding in the absence of federal action.
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Industry Money Backs Attorneys General Pushing for Atlantic Coast Pipeline 20.12.2019 Truthout.com
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Eighteen state attorneys general are calling for construction to proceed on the controversial Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
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Supreme Court May Rule Against DACA, But It Won’t Be the End of the Fight 19.12.2019 Truthout.com
DACA activists are organizing across the board to ensure that their rights don't end on the whims of ...
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Plan to import cheaper Canadian drugs advances under Trump 19.12.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration, eager to show progress on prescription drug costs, on Wednesday moved forward with its plan to allow Americans to safely and legally get access to lower-priced medicines from abroad.
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Trump is not a lawyer - Ruth Bader Ginsburg 18.12.2019 BBC: World
In a BBC interview, the Supreme Court judge responds to the president's call for the top US court to stop impeachment.
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Taiwan is battling a wave of online disinformation from China 16.12.2019 LA Times: Nation

With a presidential campaign underway, the island democracy is struggling to deal with a Russian-style disinformation campaign coming from the mainland.

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