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Self-Managed Abortion Care Becomes Urgent as Threats to Roe v. Wade Mount 19.8.2018 Truthout.com
Reproductive justice advocates are looking at countries where abortion is not legal for safe workarounds.

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“Danger” Wasn’t a Word We Knew: Elaine Mokhtefi and the Panthers in Algiers 19.8.2018 Truthout.com
Algiers, Third World Capital, is a rare glimpse into the work of the international arm of the Black Panther Party.

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Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November 19.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Across the U.S., women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they're winning.
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Robotics teams encourage students to explore STEM fields 18.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Robotics teams from dozens of local high schools showed off their machines at 3M's Maplewood headquarters today. The robots are diverse and the teams are increasingly so, too.
Maddow: Kavanaugh Has Bad Poll Numbers Because Policy 17.8.2018 Crooks Liars
On last night's show, Rachel Maddow ran a video of Brett Kavanaugh from a couple years ago, in which he praised the late Justice Scalia for his pattern of deciding cases based on a belief that the Constitution cannot "create new rights," but only the legislature can do so. So goodbye gay marriage, abortion rights, and (though Maddow didn't say so) voting and equal education rights for black people. And Kavanaugh's poll numbers indicate that those people who would be denied their rights via this "philosophy," and particularly women, are strongly opposed to Kavanaugh's confirmation. NEW POLL: Kavanaugh has lowest public support of any Supreme Court nominee since Bork https://t.co/eBpIaYJQ7X ...
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Trump's Cabinet of Con Artists 13.8.2018 American Prospect
(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Trump speaks during a meeting with members of his cabinet on July 18, 2018. During the 2016 campaign, and from time to time afterward, Donald Trump would regale his crowds with a dramatic reading of a song called "The Snake," in which a snake begs a woman to take him into her home, and then when he bites her and she expresses her shock, he says, "You knew damn well I was a snake before you took me in." In Trump's telling, it was a parable about immigration—that foreigners were inherently untrustworthy and if we let them come to our country they might just kill us. But at times he almost seemed to be talking, with a wink, about himself. The country knew who he was, and made him president anyway. That may explain Trump's unusual ability to survive scandals that would have destroyed other politicians (along with the fact that there are so many of them that it can be hard to focus on any one for long). Think about Trump's various misdeeds. Were there any that were actually ...
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Black Lives Matter in Our Schools: Developing an Anti-Racist Pedagogy 12.8.2018 Truthout.com
"Teaching for Black Lives" offers educators insights into intersectional Black identities and overlapping oppressions.

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Federal Judge In Indiana Rules In Favor Of Transgender Student 10.8.2018 Outside the Beltway
Another Federal Judge has ruled in favor of a transgender student seeking the right to use the gender that conforms to the gender they identify with.
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Electing more women would change congress (but not make it more bipartisan) 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There's a common stereotype that women lawmakers are more bipartisan in their work than men. But as record numbers of women run for Congress, a new study says that's not true.
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“Anything to Avoid a Scandal”: How Colleges Sideline Sexual Abuse 7.8.2018 Truthout.com
Laws and policies are only as effective as their enforcers, who all too often align with the powerful on campus.

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This Ohio Bill Will Make Trans Youth Suffer 3.8.2018 Truthout.com
A new bill would require teachers to out trans youth to their parents and restrict education about identity.

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Who Chooses Abortion? More People Than You Might Think. 3.8.2018 Truthout.com
Safe access to abortion should be part of health care.

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Unemployment Rate for Workers Without High School Degrees Hits Record Low 3.8.2018 Truthout.com
The idea that the labor market is tilted to favor more educated workers does not appear to be supported by data.

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Report: Japanese medical school deducted points from exam scores of female applicants 3.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Tokyo Medical University says it is investigating the reports. The points deduction was apparently aimed at keeping the number of female students at about 30 percent of the class.
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Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Transgender Students In Restroom Access Case 31.7.2018 Outside the Beltway
A Federal Judge in Oregon has rejected an efforts by a parent's group to block a school district policy that allows transgender students to use the restroom facilities that conform to their gender identity.
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Graduate Student Workers Organize Against Sexual Harassment on Campus 30.7.2018 Truthout.com
Unionized graduate workers will be able to tackle the power structures on campuses that are behind the problem.

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Who's on the DFL primary ballot in the 5th? Meet the candidates 30.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Voters in Minneapolis and neighboring suburbs will elect a new member of Congress this year. The 5th Congressional District seat has been in Democratic hands since 1963, which means the August DFL primary will likely decide who goes to Washington.
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Torn Away, Traumatized and Tongue-Tied: Seeking Asylum While Indigenous 26.7.2018 Truthout.com
An Indigenous asylum seeker who primarily speaks the Mayan dialect of K'iche' describes her ordeal.

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Transcript: Obama's speech at the 2018 Nelson Mandela annual lecture 18.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The former president spoke in Johannesburg on Tuesday. Here is the full transcript.
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Inside the Koch Family’s 60-Year Anti-Union Campaign That Gave Us “Janus” 16.7.2018 Truthout.com
Right-to-work is part of the Koch vision.

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