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Former Public Schools Chief Indicted for Accepting Bribes and Kickbacks

Pleading guilty, former Chicago Public Schools chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett was indicted for accepting bribes and kickbacks in exchange for lucrative government contracts. Corrupt politicians continue to line their pockets with taxpayer money.

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Israel escalates Rafah bombing despite ICJ order to halt assault, ignoring international condemnation

Reports from Gaza reveal that Israel intensified its bombing of Rafah just minutes after the International Court of Justice ordered a halt to the military operations, prompting widespread international condemnation.

Democratic lawmakers oppose Netanyahu’s congressional address amid genocide allegations and ICC arrest warrants

As Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu faces potential arrest warrants and accusations of genocide, House Democrats intensify opposition to Speaker Johnson’s invitation for him to address Congress.

Climate change and overuse degrade half of Earth’s pasture lands, endangering billions’ food supply

The UNCCD’s latest report reveals the alarming degradation of global rangelands, emphasizing the urgent need for sustainable management to secure food supplies and protect pastoral communities.

UAW challenges Mercedes-Benz union vote, demands new election over alleged unfair practices

The United Auto Workers union is contesting a recent vote at Mercedes-Benz’s Alabama plant, citing numerous allegations of anti-union activities by the automaker.

How workers are revolutionizing the South

Local 1025 members shared firsthand accounts of how the union boosted their wages, gave them a voice, and kept them safe on the job.