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Candace Parker’s transition to the broadcast booth has been a blur 25.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Park yourself in Candace Parker’s chair.

Six nights in a row from the Turner Sports studio in Atlanta, the Sparks’ star forward runs the wing for hours of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament coverage, launching on-the-fly commentary as required.

It’s a blur to keep up with whether a game is starting,...

Shunning Corporate PACs Won’t End Corporate Influence in Elections 24.3.2019 Truthout.com
Industry will still find ways for money to reach the candidate through "individual donations."

The post Shunning Corporate PACs Won’t End Corporate Influence in Elections appeared first on Truthout.

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2020 Candidates Fuel Optimism for Women's Groups 23.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We’ve seen what a mess men have made in office and we just need to clean it up."
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Never have TV viewers seen such contrast in Muslim images after New Zealand’s attacks 23.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Fifty pairs of empty shoes lined up outside a New Zealand church to commemorate 50 Muslim lives lost. Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar’s hijab. A prime minister who wore a headscarf when consoling the bereaved. A world leader who downplayed white nationalism even after a gunman stormed two mosques during...

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2020 Democrats don’t only have to face Trump — they must say how they’ll take on the ‘Blob’ 22.3.2019 Raw Story

If a Democrat is elected president in November 2020, he or she will have two challenges: one global and one municipal. The first challenge will be how to run the worldwide $643 billion a year military empire of the United States, which surveils the planet while fighting four undeclared wars. The sec...

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L.A. brand Dôen adds celebration dresses for weddings and more to its mix 21.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Back in the spring of 2016, while Hillary Clinton was in the throes of campaigning as the first female presidential candidate of a major party, Los Angeles-based sisters Margaret and Katherine Kleveland were busy putting their own dent on the female empowerment landscape with the launch of their...

Trump and Brazil's Bolsonaro Meet: How Do They Compare? 19.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Donald Trump and Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro will meet for the first time, bringing together two controversial leaders with right-wing visions for the Americas.
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Protest condemns ‘horrible politics of division’ as Brazil’s fascist Jair Bolsonaro arrives in US to meet with Trump 19.3.2019 Raw Story

As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in Washington, D.C. on Sunday ahead of a planned meeting with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump, demonstrators rallied outside the White House to condemn the “horrible politics of division” deployed by both leaders to gain power and harm vuln...

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Fascist Jair Bolsonaro Arrives to Meet With Trump 18.3.2019 Truthout.com
Brazil and the U.S. will reportedly discuss military and economic ties, as well as regime change in Venezuela.

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Trump’s 2020 re-election prospects collapsing as he continues to cozy up to the extreme right-wing 18.3.2019 Raw Story

President Donald Trump barely won during 2016, scoring vital electoral states by mere thousands. He’s done little to win friends and help Americans, however, and it may cause him problems in the 2020 general election. According to Axios, polling in several states Trump won show him in a cavern...

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O'Rourke Suggests 2020 Running Mate Would Be a Woman 17.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The former congressman from Texas highlighted that there are "so many extraordinary women who are running right now."
Sexist Coverage of Beto O’Rourke? 16.3.2019 Outside the Beltway
Would a similarly-situated woman be getting such over-the-top coverage?
Workers on Sanders’ 2020 White House campaign join union 16.3.2019 Raw Story

Workers on Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ campaign have joined a labor union, becoming the first presidential campaign in history to unionize. United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400 will represent the campaign workers as Sanders, an independent U.S. senator from Vermont...

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CBS & NBC Cheer Student Climate Strike, Warn ‘Future Might Not Exist’ 16.3.2019 NewsBusters
On Thursday and Friday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today show celebrated left-wing student activists around the world preparing to walk out of their classrooms to “demand action on climate change.” The CBS report took a particularly dark turn as correspondent Tony Dokoupil warned of “a future that might not even exist” for the young ...
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Majority of Floridians Won't Vote Trump in 2020: Poll 14.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
In 2016, Trump just barely edged out Hillary Clinton for the Sunshine State’s 29 electoral votes.
Democrats Vying to Take on Trump in 2020: Full List 13.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The Democratic field is already the most ethnically and racially diverse in history and has a record-breaking number of female candidates vying for a shot at the White House.
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Fox News’ Tucker Carlson faces backlash after vulgar audio recordings resurface 12.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Unearthed recordings of Tucker Carlson making vulgar and sexist remarks, defending statutory rape and repeatedly using a crude reference to female genitals have led to calls for Fox News to fire the evening host.

Fueled by the hashtag #FireTuckerCarlson, the backlash comes as the conservative network...

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Trump’s obsession with humiliation could have catastrophic consequences — a psychologist explains why 11.3.2019 Raw Story

World War II opened the gates to hell. In 1948, the nations of the world tried to bolt them shut again. They did so with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which recognised the inherent dignity of all people and provided the basis on which international human rights law was built. When this ...

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Amid Omar Controversy, ‘Morning Joe’ Says Anti-Semitism Is Mainly a Right-Wing Problem 11.3.2019 NewsBusters
MSNBC's Morning Joe kicked off the week by discussing President Trump's reaction to the controversy surrounding Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and how House Democrats have responded to her dual loyalty comments. Co-host Joe Scarborough asked Jake Sherman of Politico if Trump, as part of his 2020 re-elcection campaign, would, "Continue to paint Democrats as the anti-Jewish party, despite his own checkered ...
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Our Elite Pundits Are Awfully Slow On The Uptake 9.3.2019 Crooks Liars
At The Atlantic, Ronald Brownstein makes a startling discovery: Donald Trump will probably run for reelection by playing to his base. In his marathon speech to a gathering of conservative activists last weekend, Donald Trump ... may have synthesized the essence of his reelection strategy in just three words toward the back end of his two-hour harangue: “I’ll protect you.” ... That dark and martial message shows that Trump continues to prioritize energizing his core supporters—blue-collar, older, and nonurban whites uneasy about demographic, cultural, and economic change—even at the price of further alienating voters dismayed or disgusted by his behavior as president. It also shows that, even as an incumbent, Trump is drawn far more toward running on fear than on hope. "Trump continues to prioritize energizing his core supporters"? Gosh, and I was so certain he intended to reach out to suburban women, millennials, and non-whites! "Trump is drawn far more toward running on fear than on hope"? Who ...
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