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Agonizing Lag in Coronavirus Research Puts Pregnant People and Babies at Risk 6.7.2020
The CDC released a study with sobering findings, and experts say the data gaps are almost as worrisome as the ...
Republican attorneys general group launches race-baiting ad campaign against ‘lawless liberals’ 6.7.2020 Raw Story
For decades, the two partisan political organizations dedicated to electing attorneys general had an agreement not to attack the other side’s incumbent candidate. During President Donald Trump’s time in office, however, the Republican Attorneys General Association (RAGA) has thrown that accord out the window, lurching further to the right year after year and weaponizing the partisan polarization gumming […]
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Megha Majumdar Has Written a Thriller for the Least Summery Summer Ever 3.7.2020 Mother Jones
In the opening pages of Megha Majumdar’s new novel, A Burning, Jivan witnesses a terrorist attack at a train station in Kolkata, India. Scrolling through Facebook later, she sees a clip of a woman wailing that nearby police officers did nothing to save her daughter trapped inside a train. “If the police didn’t help ordinary […]
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The Foster System Is a Battleground for the Racist War on Drugs 28.6.2020
A new report exposes the foster system as rife with racist drug war attitudes and state ...
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Anatomy of a man-made disaster: 370 ways Donald Trump failed to keep us safe from the coronavirus 22.6.2020 Raw Story
Crises have a way of sorting the good presidents from the bad. Historians consistently rank Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt among the top three presidents for their handling of the Civil War, the Great Depression, and World War II. By contrast, the string of catastrophes that trailed George W. Bush, from Iraq to Hurricane Katrina to his obliviousness to warning signs in the […]
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Undocumented Farmworkers Are Refusing COVID Tests for Fear of Losing Their Jobs 20.6.2020
Undocumented Farmworkers Are Refusing COVID Tests for Fear of Losing Their Jobs
Sex Workers Have Never Counted on Cops. Let’s Learn From Their Safety Tactics. 19.6.2020
Sex workers have kept each other safe outside the purview of the state for decades, and probably ...
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Supreme Court Ruling on LGBTQ Rights Defangs Trump’s Attack on Trans Health Care 16.6.2020
It’s clear that the Trump administration has no ground to stand on when it comes to anti-LGBTQ ...
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Reminder: LGBTQ rights wouldn't exist without violent, bloody and righteous riots 15.6.2020 LA Times: Opinion

As the LGBTQ community inches further away from second-class citizenry, it's crucial we keep standing against injustice and with Black Lives Matter.

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Trump HHS Scraps Protections for Transgender Patients and Those Seeking Abortion 15.6.2020
Trump HHS Scraps Protections for Transgender Patients and Those Seeking Abortion
Hospital’s COVID-19 Policy Separated Native American Mothers From Their Newborns 14.6.2020
Pregnant Native American women were singled out for COVID-19 testing based on their race and ZIP code, clinicians ...
A hospital’s secret coronavirus policy separated Native American mothers from their newborns 13.6.2020 Raw Story
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A prominent women’s hospital here has separated some Native American women from their newly born babies, the result of a practice designed to stop the spread of COVID-19 that clinicians and health care ethicists described as racial profiling. Lovelace Women’s Hospital in Albuquerque implemented a secretive policy in recent months to conduct […]
Older voters put Donald Trump in the White House. Now some are having second thoughts 10.6.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Seniors are the country's most reliable voters. A shift away from Trump in key states like Arizona could cost the president reelection.

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Pandemic, dire economy, unrest upend US presidential race 7.6.2020 Raw Story
Three concurrent crises scarring the United States — a deadly health pandemic, economic despair and widespread social unrest — have reframed this year’s presidential contest and prompted national reflection over racial inequality in America. Is the country on the cusp of a transformation, or will systemic inequalities exacerbated by the coronavirus crisis persist, allowing alienation […]
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Employment Jumps 2.5 Million in May, as Unemployment Falls to 13.3 Percent 5.6.2020
Employment Jumps 2.5 Million in May, as Unemployment Falls to 13.3 Percent
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Will Our Future Be Organized By the Rich or the Poor? 4.6.2020
Will Our Future Be Organized By the Rich or the Poor?
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“Mrs. America” Television Series Sidelines Black Feminists 3.6.2020
The breadth of Black and Latinx women’s activism around the Equal Rights Amendment gets very little screen ...
Why the Pandemic Means Unprecedented Pay for Some Nurses and Unemployment for Others 2.6.2020 Mother Jones
Holly Valentine, a nurse practitioner in a practice specializing in cosmetic surgery, had not worked in an ICU for four years. But in early March, after hospitals paused most elective surgeries because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, she called her former hospital manager and asked for shifts at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in […]
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A PAGEANT OF DEVILS 31.5.2020 The Moderate Voice

We have used the myth of American decency to literally white wash the truth of our lived reality. We are a nation drowning in racism, and we always have been.

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The Supreme Court Is About to Make Seismic Rulings on Reproductive Rights 31.5.2020
If the Supreme Court upholds Trump regulations, up to 126,000 people could lose birth control coverage from ...
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