Monday, August 2, 2021

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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

4 major environmental treaties the US never ratified—but should

“The United States has disproportionate power in global governance. Or it used to. It has to regain the credibility and the legitimacy that it lost.”

Joe Biden’s relapse into hallucinations about GOP leaders

In his recurrent search for cooperation, Biden seems eager for his Republican foes to like him. It’s a ridiculous and dangerous quest.

‘A devastating failure’: Eviction ban expires as House goes on vacation and Biden refuses...

"We cannot be abandoning the up to 11 million Americans that are in need, particularly when emergency rental assistance—the $46 billion that we authorized—has not gotten out."

How women of color in Congress are pushing a grassroots agenda

Despite roadblocks, "the Squad” has pushed progressive legislation, scrutinized the powerful, and changed the conversation around who gets to hold political power.

Preventing an American Pinochet

Our democracy is too precious to throw away for partisan gain.

America’s billionaires: Borrowing their way to ever more fabulous fortunes

Their current combined fortune: $4.7 trillion, up $1.8 trillion since the pandemic began.

Readers didn’t give up on local news. Corporations did.

It’s not that people have given up on local news, but that corporate-owned papers did.

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