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Beyond the Death Penalty, Activists Are Fighting to End Death by Incarceration 21.3.2020 Truthout.com
Critics argue that life without parole is not only inhumane, but also unnecessary.
From Vermont to California, activists are finding pathways to upend “the other death sentence”: life without parole.
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Paid sick leave for workers awaiting coronavirus test results covered by Gov. Polis’ directive 11.3.2020 Denver Post: Business
Some hourly employees who need to get tested for the novel coronavirus will be able to be paid while they get tested and wait for their results.
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Here’s the strange truth about the pro-slavery origins of Christian nationalism in the United States 10.3.2020 Raw Story
Right around the time the House began its impeachment inquiry, the homepage of the U.S. Department of State featured a talk by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo titled “Being a Christian Leader.” Only a few weeks had passed since Attorney General William Barr told students at Notre Dame Law School that “secularists” are to blame […]
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CNN's Fact-Mangling Moderator Still Sticking Up for Elizabeth Warren on PBS 7.3.2020 NewsBusters
CNN's Abby Phillip appeared Friday night on the PBS journalist-roundup Washington Week, and was offered the floor to condemn all the sexism in the Democratic Party now that Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the presidential race. In January, Phillip mangled facts in a debate by repeating Warren's claim that Bernie Sanders told her in 2018 a woman couldn't win. He denied saying it twice, and she plowed ahead and asked Warren how she felt about what he ...
Q&A: Amy Klobuchar on the difference between talking a good game and getting things done 29.2.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The Los Angeles Times editorial board talks with Amy Klobuchar about her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Is basic income a good idea? Here’s what the evidence from around the world says 29.2.2020 Raw Story
The idea of giving everybody an unconditional, regular income has become increasingly popular in the last few years, partly because employment has become less secure and people fear that increasing automation may cause job losses across many sectors. There are many arguments for and against basic income. Some are concerned with fairness and justice, but […]
Bernie Sanders Was Right About the Cuban Literacy Campaign 28.2.2020 Truthout.com
One of the key strengths of the Cuban campaign was to reframe illiteracy as a collective ...
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‘Unconscionable’: Fury as federal appeals court upholds Trump’s anti-women, anti-choice ‘gag rule’ 25.2.2020 Raw Story
“Leaving women in the dark about their healthcare and restricting doctors from providing candid advice is simply not in the best interest of public health.” Women’s healthcare advocates fumed Monday after a federal appeals court upheld the Trump-Pence administration’s so-called domestic “gag rule.” The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals handed down the 7-4 decision […]
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Latino impact on Colorado’s 2020 elections depends on turnout 24.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado's Latino voters, long a growing force on the state's electoral map, are poised to have an even larger impact on the 2020 election -- if more of them vote.
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What the Trump budget says about the administration’s health priorities 21.2.2020 Raw Story
The Trump administration recently released its budget blueprint for the 2021 fiscal year, the first steps in the complex budgetary process. The final budget will reflect the input of Congress, including the Democratic House of Representatives, and will look significantly different. However, budget drafts by presidential administrations are not meaningless pages of paper. They are […]
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The US birth rate keeps declining: 4 questions answered 21.2.2020 Raw Story
Over the last few decades, birth rates have decreased across the globe. The United States is no exception. Aside from a few years in the mid-2000s, the number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades and have now reached their lowest number in 32 years. The country is […]
No One Knows How Many Immigrant Kids Have Disappeared in US Custody 20.2.2020 Truthout.com
For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its ...
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U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training 19.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Aliya Feroe recalls the flustered OB-GYN who referred her to another physician after learning she identified as queer. For Rhi Ledgerwood, who was designated female at birth, identifies as trans and doesn’t have sex with men, it was a doctor advising about condoms and pregnancy prevention. For Tim Keyes, who came out as gay at age 17, it’s when doctors automatically assumed he sleeps with women.
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People who say they’re ‘fiscally conservative but socially liberal’ just don’t understand these 7 things 19.2.2020 Raw Story
“Well, I’m conservative, but I’m not one of those racist, homophobic, dripping-with-hate Tea Party bigots! I’m pro-choice! I’m pro-same-sex-marriage! I’m not a racist! I just want lower taxes, and smaller government, and less government regulation of business. I’m fiscally conservative, and socially liberal.” How many liberals and progressives have heard this? It’s ridiculously common. Hell, […]
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An insider says that white rural Christian America has a ‘dark, racist underbelly’ 19.2.2020 Raw Story
A common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats fail to understand white, working-class, fly-over America.” Trump supporters are saying this. Progressive pundits are saying this. Talking heads across all forms of the media are saying this. Even some Democratic leaders are saying this. It doesn’t matter how many people say it, it is […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg explores enduring questions about human value and meaning 13.2.2020 Raw Story
The ninth annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture was delivered on February 12, 2020 by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture provides a public forum to discuss the most pressing global issues faced by women leaders today. In addition to exploring enduring questions of human value and meaning, […]
Childhood trauma isn’t new, but the job the Westminster School District created to address it is 6.2.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Part of the job — a new position created last summer — is to give teachers the tools to address trauma, teach social and emotional skills.
Read the Full Transcript of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Mother Jones
Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address tonight. Here is the full transcript of his remarks, via Vox: Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share […]
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READ IT: Full text of Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address 5.2.2020 Raw Story
Below are the prepared remarks for President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address. Madam Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and my fellow citizens: Three years ago, we launched the great American comeback. Tonight, I stand before you to share the incredible results. Jobs are booming, […]
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Voting Trump Out Isn’t Enough — We Must Organize to Build a Better Future 2.2.2020 Truthout.com
We need strong social movements based in an understanding of race, the South, and the power of collective ...
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