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Don’t Blame the Moderator. Presidential Debates Are Set Up to Be a Charade. 22.10.2020 Truthout.com
Don’t Blame the Moderator. Presidential Debates Are Set Up to Be a Charade.
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Can Prop. 16 boost California's Latino-, Black-, Asian- and women-owned companies? 17.10.2020 LA Times: Business

Billions of dollars are at stake as California voters decide whether to overturn a ban on affirmative action for government contracting.

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Amy Coney Barrett accused of ‘unconscionable cruelty’ in teen rape case 17.10.2020 Raw Story
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett has been accused of “unconscionable cruelty” by a watchdog group over her role in an appellate court decision overturning a district court which found a Wisconsin county liable for millions in damages to a woman who alleged she had been repeatedly raped by a jail guard. This article first appeared in Salon. […]
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Trump is mainstreaming a poisonous delusion that makes it harder to protect kids from sexual abuse 17.10.2020 Raw Story
Last night, during the shameful town hall NBC gave Donald Trump so he could avoid another humiliating debate defeat at Joe Biden’s hands, Trump played the same game with QAnon that he does with white supremacists and right wing terrorists: Played dumb while giving winking encouragement to his more unhinged followers. This article was originally […]
Biden-Harris Campaign Releases Plan Addressing Relations With Tribal Nations 10.10.2020 Truthout.com
Biden-Harris Campaign Releases Plan Addressing Relations With Tribal Nations
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Letters to the Editor: More Nobel prizes for UC — will that convince us to fully fund higher education? 10.10.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Professors at UCLA and UC Berkeley join the public university system's stable of Nobel Prize winners. Unfortunately, the state is shirking its funding responsibility.

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Column: Caltech's effort to confront its racist past hits a snag 8.10.2020 LA Times: Business

A task force created to consider renaming campus buildings has been rattled by the resignation of one of its members, Sarah Sam.

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19 Years After US Invasion, Afghanistan’s Civil War Rages Despite Peace Talks 7.10.2020 Truthout.com
After 19 years and $2 trillion, the U.S. has little to show by way of peace but the amount of bloodshed is ...
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Nearly two decades after US invasion, Afghans fear Taliban return 6.10.2020 Raw Story
Almost two decades after the United States launched what would become its longest-ever war with air strikes on Afghanistan’s ruling Taliban regime, the hardline group are in a stronger position than ever. The invasion on October 7, 2001 quickly toppled the militants, who had harboured Al-Qaeda, the group behind the September 11 attacks that killed […]
For Black Panthers, Radicalization Entailed Self-Transformation 5.10.2020 Truthout.com
For Black Panthers, Radicalization Entailed Self-Transformation
Abolition Is Not Merely a Demand, But a Long-Term Struggle 4.10.2020 Truthout.com
In the fight for abolition, losing an immediate demand should not deter us from the long-term ...
Economy Adds an Abysmal 661,000 Jobs as Further Layoffs Loom 2.10.2020 Truthout.com
The large jump in long-term unemployment and people leaving the labor force are ominous signs for the ...
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Mitch McConnell understands holding minority power requires ruthless brutality 26.9.2020 Raw Story
In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn’t do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics. In the late 19th century, Republicans added four states (Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota) purely to gain eight […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death gives Republicans the opportunity to enact a right-wing nightmare 24.9.2020 Raw Story
Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away last Friday. She was 87 years old. Ginsburg was only the second woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. She was a trailblazing feminist who lived and fought for the principle that women should be equal to men in all areas of life — social, political and economic. For more than […]
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Republicans ruthlessly reshaped America to hold onto power — can Dems do the same thing to save it? 23.9.2020 Raw Story
In the power grab to fill the Supreme Court seat announced the same evening as the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Mitch McConnell didn’t do anything new. The GOP has a long history of playing hardball power politics. In the late 19th century, Republicans added four states (Nevada, Colorado, North Dakota, and South Dakota) purely to gain eight […]
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Republicans’ naked power grab will unwind the legal framework of the majority — and replace it with minority rule 22.9.2020 Raw Story
The big story today is big indeed: how and when the seat on the Supreme Court, now open because of the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday, will be filled. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced within an hour of the announcement of Ginsburg’s passing that he would move to replace her […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Helped Shape The Modern Era Of Women’s Rights Even Before She Went On The Supreme Court 22.9.2020 Crooks Liars
Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg paying a courtesy call on Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan, D-N.Y., left, and Sen. Joseph Biden, D-Del., in June 1993, before her confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court. AP/Marcy Nighswander Jonathan Entin , Case Western Reserve University Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the Supreme Court announced. Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement that “Our nation has lost a jurist of historic stature.” Even before her appointment, she had reshaped American law. When he nominated Ginsburg to the Supreme Court, President Bill Clinton compared her legal work on behalf of women to the epochal work of Thurgood Marshall on behalf of ...
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DeVos’s Attack on Trans Athletes Is Not About Equity – It’s About Social Control 19.9.2020 Truthout.com
DeVos’s Attack on Trans Athletes Is Not About Equity – It’s About Social Control
GOP’s Strategy for 2020 Election Looks Like an All-Out Assault on Voting Rights 19.9.2020 Truthout.com
The Republican Party and its allies are taking an “all-of-the-above” approach to restrict voting as much as ...
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Women in Donald Trump’s White House earn 69 cents for every $1 paid to male staffers 19.9.2020 Raw Story
During the Republican National Convention, the high-ranking women in Donald Trump’s White House tried to make the case for the president’s commitment to gender equality. Outgoing adviser Kellyanne Conway called him “a champion for women.” Brooke Rollins, acting director of the Domestic Policy Council, went further, saying Trump has more women in his top team […]
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