Friday, January 17, 2020

Why in the world would Trump tap Perry to be energy secretary?

Rick Perry has zero expertise or experience for the job he's being handed.
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The Must-See Speech from the Democratic National Convention

"The heart of our democracy is on the line this November and beyond.”
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Portland rejects proud boys & other ultra-right groups as Trump tries to criminalize Antifa

A crowd of white nationalists took to the streets of Portland, Oregon, over the weekend for what they dubbed the “End Domestic...

Family files $50M lawsuit after police kill unarmed motorcyclist

Sterling’s parents are left wondering why their son was fatally shot in the back and neck if the officer was in fear for his life.

U.S. to investigate discrimination against Native American students on Montana reservation

The Education Department said it will look into a long-standing complaint of racial inequities in Wolf Point schools after The New York Times and ProPublica wrote a story about the issue.
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Chicago cop under investigation after body-slamming man on video

“While a single video does not depict the entirety of the interactions between the police and the individual, this particular video is very disturbing.”

Thousands Rally for Chicago Teachers as Banks vs. Schools Battle Rages

"We need the political leadership of the city to know that schools can't keep being the last priority."

Climate activist Greta Thunberg declines Nordic environmental prize saying “the climate movement does not...

“I have received the Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019. I have decided to decline this prize.”

Marijuana is literally saving lives in Colorado

The study found that after Colorado implemented their new recreational marijuana law, opioid-related deaths fell by 6.5 percent in the following two years.

I couldn’t go to Standing Rock, so I closed my bank accounts instead

There are 38 banks supporting the Dakota Access pipeline. I found out mine was one of them.