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Ableism and White Supremacy Are Intertwined — We Must Confront Them Together 15.9.2020 Truthout.com
Ableism is a systemic oppression and an expression of privilege that finds common ancestry with white ...
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U.S. Ambassador to China announces departure from Beijing 14.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad announced Monday that he will resign and leave Beijing by early October. No reason was given for Branstad's departure.

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Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, get rid of SUVs, government told 10.9.2020 BBC: Front Page
Climate change: Tax frequent fliers, phase out polluting SUVs, citizens say
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Abortion: How do Trump and Biden's policies compare? 10.9.2020 BBC: World
It's a divisive issue in US politics. Here's where Donald Trump and Joe Biden stand on abortion.
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Trump doubles down on urging his supporters to vote twice 5.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

After months of warning of a "rigged" election against him, President Trump now suggests his supporters vote by mail and then in person. Election officials say the practice would be illegal, and could lead to delays and disputes at polling places in November.

The Spot: Lingering state confusion about federal eviction moratorium, and rehashing secession effort 5.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I was sitting at my desk Tuesday afternoon, streaming the governor's press conference on COVID-19, when I saw a Bloomberg article: White House Says CDC Will Halt Evictions Using Quarantine Rules.
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COVID-19 Could Set Back Women’s Economic Progress for Decades 30.8.2020 Truthout.com
Women are still struggling to recover economically from COVID-19, and there are no signs this will happen anytime ...
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Mike Pompeo steps up criticism of HSBC over Hong Kong 27.8.2020 BBC: Business
The US secretary of state accuses the banking giant of aiding China's "political repression".
Right-Wing Reporter With No Known Health Expertise Is Given Senior Post at FDA 26.8.2020 Truthout.com
Right-Wing Reporter With No Known Health Expertise Is Given Senior Post at FDA
Facebook blocks Thai access to group critical of monarchy 25.8.2020 BBC: World
The social media giant says it's preparing legal action after being ordered to block access in Thailand.
Reforms Are Won When Social Movements Inflict Real Costs on the Economic Elite 23.8.2020 Truthout.com
Reforms Are Won When Social Movements Inflict Real Costs on the Economic Elite
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Trump Administration Erases LGBTQ People From Major Foreign Aid Policy 23.8.2020 Truthout.com
Trump Administration Erases LGBTQ People From Major Foreign Aid Policy
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Brexit: The EU and UK are locked in last-minute power play 21.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
Time is running out for Brussels and London to reach a post-Brexit trade deal.
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Sajid Javid: Why has the ex-chancellor been allowed to work for JP Morgan? 18.8.2020 BBC: Front Page
The ex-chancellor has taken a job with the US bank, six months after resigning from government.
US election 2020: The 19th amendment and a 100-year milestone for women 18.8.2020 BBC News - US & Canada
A hundred years after US women won the right to vote, female candidates reflect on what’s left to do.
State Attorneys General Appear Ready to Sue Trump Over Changes at the USPS 17.8.2020 Truthout.com
One state's AG asserted Postmaster General Louis DeJoy's changes at USPS were a direct "assault on ...
Pentagon Weighing $2.2 Billion in Cuts to Military Health Care 17.8.2020 Truthout.com
Pentagon Weighing $2.2 Billion in Cuts to Military Health Care
Health care takes center stage in Colorado’s 3rd Congressional race 16.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Diane Mitsch Bush supported Medicare for All before she was against it. Lauren Boebert, meanwhile, doesn’t have a health care plan, only vague goals and a history of criticizing the Affordable Care Act.
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Colorado’s vote-by-mail ballots begin life in Washington State and end in storage. Here’s what happens in between. 16.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
While President Donald Trump and others continue to disparage mail-in voting systems ahead of the November 3 election, elections officials in Colorado all respond in kind: Come and see for yourself.
Hong Kong journalists harassed, arrested and losing press freedoms under new China law 15.8.2020 L.A. Times - World News

The raid this week of Apple Daily's newsroom and leadership changes at broadcaster iCable highlight the shrinking space for independent journalism as Beijing exerts more control over a once freewheeling Hong Kong.

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