Vanity Fair

  • newEric Andre Isn’t Going Anywhere
    The comedian opens up about season five of The Eric Andre Show, Hannibal Buress’s departure, and how long he wants his violently funny Adult Swim series to last.
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  • new13 Best Stephen King Books to Horrify You—Or Warm Your Heart
    Any list of Stephen King favorites reveals something about who people are—and what they fear most.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 4:00pm -
  • newGeorge Clooney: Keep Fighting for Kentucky and Other Red States
    The Oscar-winner on recovering from Trump, helping Amy McGrath, and de-romanticizing the Confederacy: “You don’t just get to fly that fucking flag.”
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:54pm -
  • newLily James and Dominic West’s Scooter Ride Was Reportedly a Fine-Worthy Offense
    Lily James and Dominic West are reportedly facing a 200 Euro fine over that tandem scooter ride in Rome as two people riding on one e-scooter breaks the country's driving laws and recent coronavirus restrictions.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:52pm -
  • newThe Queen’s Gambit Plays a Beautiful Game
    A new Netflix mini-series turns an exacting pursuit into a poignant, exciting coming of age tale.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:37pm -
  • newPrince William Follows In Diana’s Footsteps at the Royal Marsden Hospital
    Though he didn’t copy his mom’s sartorial cues, the prince did honor her 1990 visit in a speech at the NHS cancer hospital.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:08pm -
  • newKaia Gerber, Miley Cyrus, and Other Celebrities Go to Erewhon for Groceries and Paparazzi Photos
    Inside the cultishly loved Hollywood food store and health bar.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:30pm -
  • newHBO’s The Vow Was Way Too Long
    The nine-hour show about the bizarre cult NXIVM, which just got a second season, isn’t the first docuseries to grip us, then put our foot to sleep.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:03pm -
  • newStephen Colbert Doesn’t Buy Rudy Giuliani’s Borat Explanation
    The Late Show host mocked President Trump’s personal attorney for claiming that compromising Borat footage merely showed Giuliani trying to tuck his shirt.
    - 8 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:42pm -
  • newHow to Watch the Final Presidential Debate Between Trump and Biden
    It’s allegedly still happening on Thursday night, despite much feigned outrage from the president and his campaign staff.
    - 9 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 11:28am -
  • National Review

  • newJohn Kasich’s Long, Strange Trip
    How did a man who started out as a somewhat interesting and effective fiscal conservative in Congress become the irrelevant blowhard he is today?
    - 18 mins ago 22 Oct 20, 8:11pm -
  • newRepublicans Were Prepared for Attacks on Barrett’s Religion
    By pushing back against Democratic assaults on nominees’ religious faith, conservatives laid the groundwork to prevent similar attacks on Barrett.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:39pm -
  • newDebate Night: Why Are They Talking about the Same Topics?
    A second discussion of the coronavirus crisis is doubtlessly warranted, but do we really need follow-up discussions on climate change and race?
    - 3 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 5:32pm -
  • newAny Court-Reform Commission Would Be a Sham
    According to Biden, the courts are “getting out of whack.”
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:57pm -
  • newJudiciary Committee Votes to Subpoena Twitter, Facebook CEOs following Attempts to Suppress Hunter Biden Story
    The attempt to suppress the story has drawn the ire of conservative Big Tech hawks, with conservatives calling for an overhaul of regulatory policies.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:53pm -
  • newJoe Biden’s Court-Packing Commission Should Fool Nobody and Satisfy Nobody
    The best way for conservatives to stop Court-packing, even if the Democrats take the White House, is to hold the Senate.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:24pm -
  • newBiden Brushes Off Court-Packing, for Now
    Biden is not wrong to refer to other ideas beyond Court-packing.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:43pm -
  • newThird-Degree Murder Charge Dismissed against Derek Chauvin in Death of George Floyd
    Chauvin, who was released from custody this month on $1 million bond, will still face charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:31pm -
  • newBiden: I’ll Have a Commission Study Reforming the Court
    Republicans will say this commission would be the first step toward Court-packing.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:20pm -
  • newSenate Judiciary Republicans Advance Amy Coney Barrett Nomination as Dems Boycott
    The committee unanimously advanced Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination in a 12-0 vote with no Democrats present.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:49pm -
  • MoveOn

  • NEW ADS: MoveOn Expands Senate Program in Maine, Arizona, and South Carolina 
    New $2 million Ad Campaign on TV, Digital, Radio Fueled by Swell of Energy Against Republicans Stacking the Supreme Court and Denying Voters a Say Washington, DC — Today, MoveOn is releasing TV, digital, and radio ads in Maine, Arizona, and South…
    - 15 days ago 7 Oct 20, 11:05pm -
  • MoveOn Member Stories: David Patridge Fights for Entertainment Workers
    David Patridge, a MoveOn member from Hoboken, NJ, had done everything right. He went to school, found a career he loved, and worked hard. But now, he’s facing some bleak firsts. “I’m collecting unemployment for the first time in my life, laid o…
    - 20 days ago 2 Oct 20, 7:48pm -
  • MoveOn Member Stories: “My Vote Isn’t Just My Vote”
    Written by Janet, MoveOn member. Political organizing doesn’t stop just because a pandemic is raging on. In a normal world, I would be knocking on doors, making phone calls, canvassing door-to-door, or stopping people on the street to have conversa…
    - 20 days ago 2 Oct 20, 7:41pm -
  • MoveOn Members Protest Nationwide on #SaveThePostOffice Saturday
    “Save the Post Office Saturday” was a huge success! On Saturday, as House Democrats passed measures to repeal Louis DeJoy’s actions and fully fund the post office, tens of thousands of us gathered in front of post offices at more than 800 ac…
    - 59 days ago 24 Aug 20, 8:06pm -
  • MoveOn on the Selection of Kamala Harris for the Democratic Vice Presidential Nomination 
    Statement from Rahna Epting, executive director of MoveOn, on the announcement of Senator Kamala Harris as the Democratic Vice Presidential nominee: “The nomination of Senator Kamala Harris by Joe Biden is a historic moment. As Harris takes the nat…
    - 72 days ago 11 Aug 20, 8:28pm -
  • New Polls: Trump’s Use of Unidentified Federal Officers to Suppress Protest Is Backfiring in Senate and Presidential Battlegrounds
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Majorities in Arizona, Maine, and North Carolina Oppose Trump’s Approach, Want Congress to Intervene Washington, DC — Voters in three key battleground states are closely following and by a significant majority oppose Donald…
    - 90 days ago 24 Jul 20, 3:28pm -
  • Leading Artists Partner with MoveOn, Amplifier Launch ‘Your Vote Is Power’ Initiative to Drive Young Voter Registration and Turnout
    WASHINGTON, DC — Major artists including Nevermade, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya and Thomas Wimberly are collaborating with MoveOn, a leading national progressive advocacy organization, and Amplifier, a design lab that builds art to amplify the voices…
    - 91 days ago 23 Jul 20, 6:00pm -
  • MoveOn Launches #MyAmericanFlag Campaign to Honor Immigrants and International, Multigenerational Heritages
    “I know this country belongs to me and I to it. I am her steward, a guardian of the promise and the possibility of America.” –Alfre Woodard Previous Next Alfre Woodard “I am an AFRICAN American. This land is irrigated by deltas of sweat and r…
    - 6 Jul 20, 7:26pm -
  • MoveOn Members Endorse Joe Biden for President
    Biden won the group’s fourth-ever presidential endorsement with 82% of votes cast. MoveOn members have voted overwhelmingly to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden in his campaign for the presidency—the most recent benchmark in the organizatio…
    - 1 Jul 20, 3:35pm -
  • Who we are: Demographic information about MoveOn’s staff
    We have been receiving an increasing number of questions from MoveOn members about the makeup of our staff, especially our racial demographics. With this post we are moving to make that information more transparent. As of June 12, 2020, 51% of our st…
    - 23 Jun 20, 11:19pm -
  • Right Wing

  • newMarket Research Indicates Trump Has 87% Chance of Winning (REPORT)
    (RightWing.org) – Opinion polls are boosting Democrat hopes of taking the White House next month, but real-world evidence shows their confidence could be misplaced, at least according to Wall Street analysts. Polls have often got it wrong in the pa…
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:31pm -
  • newHow Trump Can Win the Debate and Election
    (RightWing.org) – On Thursday, October 22, Donald Trump and Joe Biden will face off for one last debate. In order to win, Trump must make a shift in how he presents his vision for the future of the country and how he goes after Biden. In their firs…
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 20, 9:43pm -
  • Ocasio-Cortez Sets Record on Livestream With Twitch
    (RightWing.org) – Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) continues her efforts to muscle her way inside the Democratic Party establishment — and nominee Joe Biden’s inner circle. This is happening exactly as President Donald Trump has been warnin…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 7:34pm -
  • Trump Pulls Catholic Votes Away From Joe Biden Over Amy Barrett Pick
    (RightWing.org) – Joe Biden’s electoral hopes have taken a knock, according to new poll results released on Monday, October 19. The Democrat challenger has made a big deal of being an “Irish Catholic,” and up to now, that’s gained him a lot…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 1:02pm -
  • The Media Has Protected Biden for Months
    (RightWing.org) – President Donald Trump regularly heads into the lion’s den and takes questions from the press ranging from the absurd to the extremely absurd. In fact, Trump believes no one can represent him to the media better than himself as…
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 9:35pm -
  • Lawmakers Hail DOJ Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google As ‘Long Overdue’
    (RightWing.org) – The Department of Justice just punched back at big tech, launching the most compelling government action against a technology company in decades. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) called it the most significant act of its kind “in a gener…
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 7:25pm -
  • Obama Campaign Vetted Hunter Biden Payments In 2008 (REPORT)

    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 1:52pm -
  • What Does the Biden Email Scandal Mean for the Election?
    (RightWing.org) – In a normal election year, campaigns like to talk about single issues. In most presidential election years, the top topics include the economy, abortion, healthcare, climate change, or any other host of individual issues. While al…
    - 3 days ago 19 Oct 20, 9:39pm -
  • Thousands and Thousands of Supporters Greet Trump in California
    (RightWing.org) – President Donald Trump is known for breaking norms. From his pushback on the China trade negotiations to his withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, the president doesn’t back down from taking decisive action and setting new prec…
    - 3 days ago 19 Oct 20, 7:07pm -
  • Twitter Doubles Down on Censorship
    (RightWing.org) – Last week, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had to apologize for locking accounts run by the Trump campaign and White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany. The clumsy attempt to bury the latest Hunter Biden story backfired badly, with Presid…
    - 3 days ago 19 Oct 20, 4:23pm -
  • Counter Punch

  • newI Was in the Room Where It Happened: One Woman’s Perspective on “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
    Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, streaming on Netflix, is entertaining, sometimes moving and often funny. But it played fast and loose with the facts. I ought to know. I was a yippie organizer for the ’68 protest and present every day a…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:09am -
  • newFascist Culture, Critical Pedagogy, and Resistance in Dark Times
    Something sinister and horrifying is happening to liberal democracies all over the globe. The global thrust towards democratization that emerged after World War II is giving way once again to authoritarian tyrannies. As alarming as the signs may be,…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:58am -
  • newUS Presidential Campaign Spectacle: Distracts from Essential Issues while Playing the Race Card
    With the seemingly interminable US presidential campaign season mercifully drawing to a close, the buzz is about a possible coup. That would make the US one of the few countries in recent history to experience regime change not masterminded by a US e…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:55am -
  • newDivest / Invest 
    The US today spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people in state and federal prisons, local jails, youth facilities and deportation centers. That’s $80 billion that comes out of public coffers and goes into public confinem…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:50am -
  • newGuns, Germs, and Smoke
    “Look, folks, the air quality is in the red zone today. The EPA says that means people with lung or heart issues should avoid prolonged activity outdoors.” That was J.R. de Vera, one of two directors of UNITE-HERE!’s independent expenditure cam…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:48am -
  • newFollow the Money: Banking, Criminality and the FinCEN Files
    It was all a fitting reminder of Bertolt Brecht’s remark that bank robbery lies in the province of amateurs. The real professionals of plunder establish banks. Last month, the labours of Buzzfeed and the International Consortium of Investigative Jo…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:47am -
  • newTrump Takes a Beating…in Montana
    Montana’s Gov. Steve Bullock just chalked up another great win with a victory over Donald Trump’s corrupt puppet, Louis DeJoy, who heads the U.S. Postal Service and has crippled that agency with Draconian measures such as dismantling sorting mach…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:40am -
  • newRethinking Our Relationship With Fire
    During this fire season, millions of acres of land have burned throughout the western U.S., with over 4 million acres burned in California alone, and the fire season is not over. Fires have destroyed thousands of homes, dozens of lives have been lost…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:39am -
  • newEnding Corporate Impunity is at the Heart of a Sustainable Post-Pandemic Global Recovery
    The Covid-19 pandemic has once again exposed the fragility of global supply chains and business models built on non-standard forms of employment and informality. Following the global drop in demand as a result of the pandemic, many companies resort…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:28am -
  • newUnderstanding American Jewish Philanthropy
    Throughout history, the American Jewish community has had a lot to be rightfully proud of. Their dedication to Jewish communal life, their commitment to education, their organizing and lobbying skills, and their sustained investment in Jewish-focused…
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:08am -
  • The American Mirror

  • Selling Out the American Worker
    So-called conservative politicians and activists threaten continued success.The post Selling Out the American Worker appeared first on TheAmericanMirror.com.
    - 19 Mar 20, 12:12pm -
  • VIDEO: Pelosi repeatedly struggles to say ‘epidemiology’
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sought to reassure Americans that Democrats are on stop of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. — she just had trouble saying it. During her weekly news conference on Thursday, Pelosi on two different occasions tried to s…
    - 12 Mar 20, 4:14pm -
  • HILLARY: ‘Not thinking about’ being Biden VP
    Hillary Clinton was asked if she would be Joe Biden’s vice president, and she didn’t say no. The failed 2016 candidate was promoting her new Hulu series “Hillary,” and again said she would not endorse a candidate for president, despite the po…
    - 6 Mar 20, 1:28pm -
  • Hillary avoids Biden endorsement: ‘Hoping we nominate strongest candidate’
    Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar rushed to drop out out of the Democrat nominating process and endorse “moderate” Joe Biden before Super Tuesday, but Hillary Clinton is still refusing to do so. Appearing Tuesday on “Good Morning America,” the…
    - 3 Mar 20, 5:24pm -
  • VIDEO: Bloomberg licks food off fingers — days after criticizing Trump coronavirus response
    Mike Bloomberg has criticized President Trump’s response to the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., but a video from his Virginia campaign office may leave some wondering if his personal habits could help spread the disease. Bloomberg posted a video…
    - 3 Mar 20, 2:27pm -
  • Crowd laughs as Biden says tomorrow is ‘Super Thursday’
    Joe Biden got a little confused and ahead of himself on Monday when he said tomorrow is “Super Thursday.” Joe Biden: "Tomorrow is Super Thursday." Fact Check: Tomorrow is Super Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/0lWGlNE6kq — Steve Guest (@SteveGuest) Mar…
    - 2 Mar 20, 11:23pm -
  • VIDEO: AIPAC protesters chant ‘Death to Israel’, shout ‘Hitler will come back!’, ‘Burn all of you!’
    Dozens of protesters took to the streets around the annual AIPAC conference in Washington, DC today, and chanted for the elimination of Israel and Jews. “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free,” they chanted through downtown streets in…
    - 2 Mar 20, 4:36pm -
  • VIDEO: German minister refuses to shake PM Merkel’s hand amid coronavirus concerns
    Will the handshake go the way of powdered wigs? During a meeting on the coronavirus spreading across Europe, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer declined to shake Prime Minister Angela Merkel’s hand in front of cameras. Merkel was arriving at t…
    - 2 Mar 20, 2:33pm -
  • Ilhan Omar accuses black GOP challenger of being racist
    A black Republican challenging Rep. Ilhan Omar in Minnesota is racist, according to the incumbent. Omar sent out a fundraising email last week blasting the Republicans running against her, claiming they are “racist” and “Islamophobic”. .@Ilha…
    - 2 Mar 20, 1:41pm -
  • ‘Sleepy’ Joe Biden tells Sunday host: ‘I don’t know how you do it early in the morning’

    - 1 Mar 20, 11:28pm -
  • POLITICO

  • newTrump seeds the ground for possible loss with personal attacks
    It’s a change from 2016, where Trump presented himself as an outsider eager to disrupt the entire establishment. Now, he’s the president.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • newTrump is doing worse than it seems — but reporters are afraid to say so
    By historical standards, Trump’s coverage is actually favorable, in one critical respect.
    - 21 hours ago 21 Oct 20, 11:55pm -
  • newHunter Biden, Rudy Giuliani and the 'hard drive from hell'
    President Donald Trump is preparing to level a fusillade of allegations against Joe Biden and his son during Thursday's debate. Here's what we know.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • new‘Biden was simply seen as the better human’: Why Trump needs to tone it down in the debate
    Four years ago, as he took the stage in the final debate, Donald Trump was similarly backed into a corner. His performance that night offers clues to his approach this time around.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • newWhy This Campaign Feels Like It’s Stuck in a Time Loop
    Both sides feel overwhelmed and exhausted, but nothing about 2020 feels like it’s changing. The pandemic is only part of the reason.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:28am -
  • newMy Wild 2 Weeks Inside the Trump Campaign Bubble
    The closer he gets to Election Day — and a likely loss, if you believe the polls — the more bizarre it is.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • newSenate panel paves way for Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation
    The vote went forward despite a Democratic boycott of the meeting.
    - 7 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:14pm -
  • newThe Fear Behind Donald Trump’s Obsession with Immunity
    He’s not just talking about whether he has Covid.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • newAn angry Azar floats plans to oust FDA’s Hahn
    Fights over vaccine standards have created an unbridgeable divide within HHS, officials said, but White House is unlikely to approve any changes until after the election.
    - 12 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 8:30am -
  • QAnon goes European
    Populists, protesters, conspiracy theorists: How Europe is embracing America’s latest import.
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  • ProPublica

  • newLa nueva ley de votación por correo de Pennsylvania amplía el acceso para todos...menos para los pobres
    por Jonathan Lai, Samantha Melamed y Michaelle Bond, The Philadelphia Inquirer Read in English.…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:27pm -
  • newA Guide to In-Person Voting vs. Mail-In Voting
    by Cynthia Gordy Giwa ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power…
    - 9 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 11:00am -
  • newThe Elk, the Tourists and the Missing Coal Country Jobs
    by R.G. Dunlop, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting ProPublica is a nonprofit new…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 10:30am -
  • newPennsylvania’s New Vote-by-Mail Law Expands Access for Everyone Except the Poor
    by Jonathan Lai, Samantha Melamed and Michaelle Bond, The Philadelphia Inquirer Leer en español.This article is co-published with The Philadel…
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:30am -
  • newIllinois Will Start Sharing Data About COVID-19 Outbreaks in Schools
    by Jodi S. Cohen, ProPublica, and Jennifer Smith Richards, Chicago Tribune ProPublica Ill…
    - 21 hours ago 21 Oct 20, 11:45pm -
  • newCómo votar durante una pandemia
    por Cynthia Gordy Giwa Read in English. ProPublica es un medio independiente y sin…
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 20, 9:49pm -
  • “The Quiet Rooms” Wins 2020 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability
    by ProPublica The National Center on Disability and Journalism announced this week that “The Quiet Rooms” won first place in the…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 5:00pm -
  • How to Vote During a Pandemic
    by Cynthia Gordy Giwa Leer en español. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that in…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 4:25pm -
  • Veterans Affairs Secretary Headlines GOP Fundraiser as COVID-19 Cases Surge
    by Isaac Arnsdorf ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s User’s Guide to Democracy, a series…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 3:16pm -
  • The Fed Saved the Economy but Is Threatening Trillions of Dollars Worth of Middle-Class Retirement
    by Allan Sloan ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 12:00pm -
  • Restore American Glory

  • newIran Posing as Proud Boys and Sending Threatening Letters to Democrats
    In an election interference campaign that is both clever and sophisticated, Iran has been posing as the right-wing group Proud Boys and sending threatening emails to Democrat voters, telling them that they need to vote for Trump “or else” face th…
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:14pm -
  • Charges Dropped Against Barber Who Broke Whitmer’s COVID Orders
    After the Michigan Supreme Court ruled last week that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer did not have the authority to extend her coronavirus lockdown beyond the date of April 30th, prosecutors had little choice but to void charges against an Owosso barber who fa…
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 2:47pm -
  • Trump Campaign Blasts Debate Commission for Protecting Joe Biden
    In a pointed letter to the Commission on Presidential Debates, Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien accused the members of the board of protecting Joe Biden from uncomfortable questions about Ukraine by eliminating the “foreign policy” topic from…
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 2:04pm -
  • Report: New Yorkers Afraid of Massive Unrest After the Election
    According to a new report from The New York Post (don’t look for it on Twitter), New Yorkers are thinking about getting the hell out of dodge before election day. Nervous that unhinged left-wingers will turn the city upside down if Biden doesn’t…
    - 3 days ago 19 Oct 20, 2:27pm -
  • University’s Student Government Deems Pro-Life Club a “Hate Group”
    Kids at the University of Northern Iowa had hoped to start a chapter of Students for Life on campus to act as a gathering place for those students who don’t believe in abortion. But what should have been a relatively uncontroversial application pro…
    - 4 days ago 18 Oct 20, 2:57pm -
  • NYT Quietly Admits Trump Doesn’t Owe Money to the Russians
    For four long years, it has hung like a stormcloud over President Donald Trump: The whispered assumption that, because the president is not forthcoming about his tax returns, therein lies the smoking gun behind his supposed allegiance to Russia and V…
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 20, 4:02pm -
  • HUGE NEWS: Email Shows Biden Lied About Contacting Burisma Energy
    In several interviews this year, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden flatly denied that he had anything whatsoever to do with his son’s job working for a Ukrainian energy company while he himself was serving as Obama’s vice president. He…
    - 8 days ago 14 Oct 20, 4:08pm -
  • AOC: Republicans Would “Eject” Jesus From Congress if He Showed Up
    Speaking out of her rear-end (as per usual), Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took a shot at the faith of Republican members of Congress on Monday, insisting that she is sick of listening to them use their Christianity as an excuse to push bigoted polic…
    - 9 days ago 13 Oct 20, 4:39pm -
  • Arizona Local News Reporter on Biden/Harris Event: “Kinda Boring”
    Hmm, it’s probably not a good sign for your campaign when local news reporters are characterizing your political events as “kinda boring.” That’s the situation facing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, though. After bringing their bus tour to the H…
    - 10 days ago 12 Oct 20, 2:14pm -
  • Texas Mayoral Candidate Arrested on More Than 100 Counts of Ballot Fraud
    In the latest sharp reminder that mail-in balloting leaves the door wide open for extremely troubling instances of fraud, mayoral candidate Zul Mohamed of Carrollton, Texas was arrested this week on felony charges involving 84 counts of mail-in ballo…
    - 12 days ago 10 Oct 20, 3:04pm -
  • The Intercept

  • newPart Seven: Climate Carnage
    Trump has stacked his anti-science administration with corporate polluters, gutted environmental regulations, and opened protected land for extraction.The post Part Seven: Climate Carnage appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 10 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 10:01am -
  • newSouth Carolina Could Reject a Record Number of Absentee Ballots
    Voting rights groups warn that mixed messages around a witness requirement and a new bar on ballot curing could lead to disenfranchisement.The post South Carolina Could Reject a Record Number of Absentee Ballots appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 23 hours ago 21 Oct 20, 9:19pm -
  • Google AI Tech Will Be Used for Virtual Border Wall, CBP Contract Shows
    Google Cloud will be used in conjunction with Anduril Industries’ surveillance tech on the U.S.-Mexico border.The post Google AI Tech Will Be Used for Virtual Border Wall, CBP Contract Shows appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 7:06pm -
  • Twitter Surveillance Startup Targets Communities of Color for Police
    Insiders say Dataminr’s “algorithmic” Twitter search involves human staffers perpetuating confirmation biases. The post Twitter Surveillance Startup Targets Communities of Color for Police appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 4:55pm -
  • Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising
    Activists in Milwaukee are determined to prevent a repeat of Wisconsin’s April primary, held at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.The post Metcalfe Park: Black Vote Rising appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 4:00pm -
  • "We're Not a Democracy"
    Four years ago, the nation tumbled down the Trump rabbit hole. We’ve been lost in the dark so long it‘s hard to know which way is up. The post “We’re Not a Democracy” appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 3:17pm -
  • Part Six: The Looting of the Nation
    Trump has served as the Pied Piper for the most radical GOP agenda on the economy, workers, and the poor.The post Part Six: The Looting of the Nation appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 10:01am -
  • Bispos de Angola engrossam denúncia sobre retirada ilegal de dólares da Igreja Universal no país
    Religiosos revelam como funcionava operação da igreja de Edir Macedo para transportar dinheiro de fieis em sigilo para África do Sul e Brasil.The post Bispos de Angola engrossam denúncia sobre retirada ilegal de dólares da Igreja Universal no p…
    - 2 days ago 21 Oct 20, 4:05am -
  • Department of Homeland Security Sued for Chemical Weapons Use
    Federal agents employed “a vast arsenal of weapons,” including toxic smoke grenades, against protestors in Portland.The post Department of Homeland Security Sued for Chemical Weapons Use appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 10:15pm -
  • Want to Know About Google's Anti-Competitive Behavior? Just Ask Yelp.
    "The A-word is like the only thing that Google respects," said Luther Lowe, senior vice president for public policy at Yelp.The post Want to Know About Google’s Anti-Competitive Behavior? Just Ask Yelp. appeared first on The Intercept.
    - 2 days ago 20 Oct 20, 5:41pm -
  • Fox News

  • newViolent summer proves deciding factor for some Minnesota voters
    A spike in violent crime and riots in Minneapolis this summer is swaying some voters in the blue-leaning state, which President Trump hopes to add to his Electoral College totals.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 20, 7:04pm -
  • newVikings trade DE Yannick Ngakoue to Ravens for draft picks
    The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for draft picks on Thursday, less than two months after acquiring the fifth-year pass rusher in a deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:53pm -
  • newIndiana home's Halloween decorations recreate 'This is fine' meme, deemed 'perfect' for 2020
    The Indiana homeowner recreated the 'This is fine' meme for a Halloween display.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:48pm -
  • newRep. Paul Gosar calls for defunding NPR over lack of Hunter Biden laptop coverage
    Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., called for defunding NPR after the outlet said it would not cover the Hunter Biden laptop story because it was a waste of time.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:47pm -
  • newChiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes continues to progress with time
    The regression was almost inevitable after Patrick Mahomes put up record-setting numbers during his first season as the Kansas City Chiefs' starting quarterback, highlighted by nearly 5,100 yards passing and 50 touchdown throws.
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  • newThe GMC Hummer EV is huge: Here's how it measures up
    The GMC Hummer EV is so wide that it needs special safety lights. Here's how big the new electric pickup really is.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:36pm -
  • newHunter Biden business associate's text messages indicate meeting with Joe Biden
    EXCLUSIVE: Text messages obtained by Fox News show the CEO of a Jim and Hunter Biden joint venture with a Chinese energy firm discussing a meeting with Joe Biden in May 2017, despite past claims from the former vice president that he did not talk a…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:34pm -
  • newNASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, Russian counterparts return safely to Earth from space station
    A trio of space travelers safely returned to Earth on Thursday after a six-month mission on the International Space Station.
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  • newPressure builds for NBC's Kristen Welker to address Hunter Biden at debate: ‘This is a moment of truth'
    Pressure is building for NBC News’ Kristen Welker to address the ongoing scandal surrounding a laptop purportedly belonging to Hunter Biden during Thursday night’s final presidential debate as the mainstream media has essentially dismissed th…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:16pm -
  • newMinnesota AG investigating out-of-state firm recruiting armed veterans to monitor polling places
    Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced on Tuesday that his office has launched an investigation into a Tennessee-based private security company reportedly recruiting armed veterans to monitor polling places around the state on Nov. 3.  
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:15pm -
  • The American Prospect

  • newFamily Care: Good Policy, Good Politics
    Advocates believe that universal coverage for care work doesn’t just make economic sense but is also a political winner.
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  • newWhat the U.S. Can Learn About Caregiving From the World
    Most developed countries offer some form of family care coverage. Here are some of the best models.
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  • newWashington: The Caregiving State
    In the Pacific Northwest, lawmakers have acted to help defray the exorbitant costs of family caregiving. More needs to be done.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:20am -
  • newBuilding Movements Around the Care Economy
    The case study of child care politics over the past five years offers lessons for how to build a movement around Universal Family Care.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:15am -
  • Illusions of Post-Trump Bipartisanship
    Today on TAP: The Trump-era GOP is a lost cause
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  • Establishment Democrats vs. Working Families Democrats
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to kick the successful progressive Working Families Party off the ballot in New York.
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  • Unsanitized: Where Future Crisis Mitigation Must Be Targeted
    Plus, nothing doing in Congress just yet. This is The COVID-19 Daily Report for October 21, 2020.
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  • An Interview With Ai-jen Poo
    The head of Care in Action talks about her vision for a unified, integrated family care infrastructure.
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  • Building Back the Care Economy
    We have a moment to right many historical wrongs for care workers, which create racial and gender inequities.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 9:25am -
  • Economic Rights as Industrial Policy
    Family care policies can be part of a transformation that centers the worker in economic relief efforts rather than companies.
    - 1 day ago 21 Oct 20, 9:20am -
  • The Red Elephants

  • newSeattle is Witnessing Record Levels of Police Officers Leaving its Police Force
    Thanks to Black Lives Matter insanity, police officers all over America are turning their badges in. Can’t say, I blame them. With so much vitriol directed towards them and a number of leftist city councils voting to defund police departments, one…
    - 2 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 6:14pm -
  • newThe DEA Seized an Insane Amount of Meth Connected to the Sinaloa Cartel in California
    Earlier in this month, federal law enforcement seized a record-breaking amount of methamphetamine. On October 14, 2020 the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration confirmed that its seizure of 2,224 pounds of meth on October 2, 2020 was the biggest meth…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 4:45am -
  • newCato Institute Scholar Moans About the Current Decline in Legal Migration Into the U.S.
    A mass migration booster at the Cato Institute is lamenting over the fact that immigration to the U.S. has decreased so far in 2020. David Bier, the immigration policy analyst for the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty Prosperity, was disap…
    - 16 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 4:33am -
  • newYour Name Might be on This Nazi-Like Democrat Website Collecting Lists of Trump Supporters “That Give Money to Support a Racist”
    Democrats have made a website dedicated to compiling lists of thousands of Donald Trump supporters who have donated to his presidency using fec.gov data. The website claims the list is of “Americans that give money to support a racist”. An indivi…
    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:47am -
  • Black Trump Supporter Attacked by Antifa & BLM at San Fransisco Free Speech Rally — Free Speech Rally Canceled by Violent Rioters
    A free speech activist named Philip Anderson was attacked by Antifa & Black Lives Matter, having his two front teeth knocked out after attending a free-speech rally late Saturday afternoon. Reports confirm the attack was unprovoked and that he was i…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 9:35pm -
  • Mexican Americans Are Now Begging for Reparations for the Mexican American War
    2020 is shaping up to be one of the most bizarre years in recent American history. The death of George Floyd has sparked widespread unrest across the Land of the Free, which has many Americans freaked out about the prospects of a full-fledged racial…
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 20, 5:41am -
  • Neocon Pundit Finally Realizes that Immigration Will End the Republican Party
    Matthew Continetti, the Founding Editor of the Washington Free Beacon, put forward an interesting question for readers to ponder over in his piece titled “Whatever Happened to Immigration?” In the piece, Continetti observed that “It is a sign o…
    - 7 days ago 16 Oct 20, 5:36am -
  • #TwitterDown After Hunter Biden Allegations of “Underage Obsession” Spark Trending Hashtag #CrookedJoeBiden
    Twitter went down for well over an hour late Thursday afternoon after #CrookedJoeBiden became the top trend on the social media platform. Soon before the website went down, rumors of “underage obsessions” sent shockwaves across the social media w…
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 20, 11:34pm -
  • Almost 100% of Scientists and Doctors are AGAINST the Shutdown & Social Distancing
       The post Almost 100% of Scientists and Doctors are AGAINST the Shutdown & Social Distancing appeared first on The Red Elephants.
    - 7 days ago 15 Oct 20, 7:55pm -
  • BREAKING: Barron Trump Tests Positive for Corona Virus — But How Tall Is Barron Really?
    It was just recently revealed that the President’s son, Barron, had tested positive for corona virus, before once again, people began inquiring about Baron Trump’s growth. All I can think seeing this pic is – if Donald is 6’4” how tall is B…
    - 8 days ago 14 Oct 20, 9:07pm -
  • CNN

  • newTrump needs a comeback tonight as attacks rain down

    - 5 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:54pm -
  • newCBS News blasts White House for posting Trump's '60 Minutes' interview online
    CBS News on Thursday called out the White House for violating an agreement it had with the network and posting President Trump's full "60 Minutes" interview online ahead of its Sunday air date.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 20, 7:01pm -
  • newCNN's John Avlon: Trump has had a hard time with this question
    Ahead of the final presidential debate between President Trump and Joe Biden, CNN's John Avlon looks at President Trump's explanation of his second term platform.
    - 8 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:52pm -
  • newEurope fights a seemingly unstoppable second wave of Covid-19

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  • Puerto Rico closes 911 centers after employees test positive for Covid-19

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  • newJudge drops third-degree murder charge against ex-officer in George Floyd's death, but second-degree murder charge remains
    A Hennepin County judge has dropped a third-degree murder charge against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Oct 20, 7:21pm -
  • newGhislaine Maxwell's 2016 deposition transcript has been unsealed
    The 2016 deposition of Jeffery Epstein's former girlfriend and alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell was unsealed early Thursday, after she lost an appeal earlier this week to keep the document sealed.
    - 34 mins ago 22 Oct 20, 7:55pm -
  • newSenate panel advances Amy Coney Barrett's nomination despite Democratic boycott

    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:13pm -
  • newObama and Trump both carried Iowa. Can Biden?
    Former President Barack Obama won this 2020 swing state twice, but Trump won it in 2016. Can Joe Biden turn it blue again in 2020? CNN's John King crunches the numbers.
    - 9 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 11:19am -
  • newAs rivalry with Washington heats up, Beijing commemorates 'victory' in 'war to resist US aggression'
    Seventy years ago this week, hundreds of thousands of Chinese troops began crossing into North Korea, in an intervention that would turn the tide of the conflict on the Korean Peninsula and eventually hold United Nations forces to an uneasy detente.
    - 15 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 5:59am -
  • Town Hall

  • newSenate Republicans Move to Protect the Supreme Court With Constitutional Amendment

    - 10 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 10:27am -
  • newThe Curtain Falls - the Last Presidential Debate and What We Should Expect

    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:56am -
  • newThis Election Isn’t About Biden and It Was Never About Trump

    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:34am -
  • newThe Russians Made Me Write This

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  • newPandemic News the Left Cannot Deny
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    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • newThe Final Stretch

    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • newSave Beer (and Science) from the Leftist Mob
    America's understanding of health policy and science has been battered this year because of the radical left.
    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • newIce Cube Gets It -- Almost

    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • newHypocrites, Stop Lecturing the Rest of America

    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • newWill Changes to American Life Become Permanent?

    - 20 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:01am -
  • MSNBC

  • newDemocrats boycott committee vote approving nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court
    All 12 Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance the nomination, while all 10 Democrats boycotted the vote. MSNBC's Garrett Haake reports.
    - 6 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 2:59pm -
  • newSpeaker Pelosi: My hope is a deal before Election Day
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are expected to continue their coronavirus relief talks on Thursday, and she joins Morning Joe to discuss. Speaker Pelosi says her hope is a deal before Election Day.
    - 8 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 12:54pm -
  • newSteve Kornacki breaks down possible election scenarios
    MSNBC's Steve Kornacki looks to the election map to game out different scenarios for the race between President Trump and Joe Biden and the paths to victory for each.
    - 10 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 10:17am -
  • newA handful of federal indictments can't hide Trump's Russia weakness
    All bark and no bite is not an effective strategy to counter cyberattacks.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:00am -
  • newObama needs to follow John Quincy Adams' lead back to Congress
    As one of the pre-eminent members of the Democratic Party still, Obama makes for an exceptional figurehead. But America needs more than iconography right now.
    - 11 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 9:00am -
  • newTrump's rallies keep growing as the pandemic gets worse
    As Covid-19 cases keep surging across much of the nation with Election Day less than two weeks away, the president is holding bigger and bigger rallies with few masks and no social distancing. Jonathan Lemire discusses.
    - 17 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:49am -
  • newTrump skips debate prep, reveals no plan for a second term
    With less than two weeks until election day, the president has not laid out a clear plan for a potential second term. He also is not attending debate prep, opting instead to hold huge rallies defying Covid-19 guidance. Annie Karni reacts.
    - 17 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:20am -
  • newObama stumps for Biden as Trump ignores Covid risk at huge rally
    Joe Biden spent the last day before the final presidential debate preparing for his face-to-face with Trump while Barack Obama hit the trail. Meanwhile, Trump held yet another huge rally ignoring the risk to his supporters from Covid-19.
    - 17 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 3:19am -
  • newDNI Ratcliffe message in classified briefing different from public remarks: Schumer
    Senator Chuck Schumer points out to Rachel Maddow that even though DNI John Ratcliffe said at his press conference that Iran was trying to damage Donald Trump, that was not conveyed in the classified briefing he received, which emphasized a goal of g…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:23am -
  • newIntel director issues high-drama, low-clarity warning on Iran, Russia election operations
    Rachel Maddow reports on a last minute press announcement by DNI John Ratcliffe, attended by other security officials, in which he cautioned, without specificity, that Iran and Russia are using voter information to undermine confidence in the 2020 el…
    - 19 hours ago 22 Oct 20, 1:04am -
  • The Militant

  • Cuba puts science, health care at the service of working people
    At a time when the crisis provoked by the COVID-19 pandemic continues to expose the class-divided, catastrophic state of “health care” in the U.S., there is a sharp contrast in the response of revolutionary Cuba both on the island and…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • 50 years ago: Ottawa sends troops to occupy Quebec
    Fifty years ago this week, protests mounted in Quebec and elsewhere in Canada following the decision of Prime Minister Pierre-Elliot Trudeau — father of the Canadian prime minister today — to invoke the repressive War Measures Act on Oct. 16,…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • New Pathfinder 2021 brochure presents arsenal for workers
    Pathfinder Press has just released new 2021 promotional brochures in both English and Spanish. These attractive “mini-catalogues” highlight Pathfinder’s newest titles, along with many others in the publishers’ arsenal needed by working people…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • 25, 50 and 75 Years Ago
    October 30, 1995 DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa State Board of Parole for the first time in three years have agreed to meet with [Mark] Curtis. Curtis, a member of the Socialist Workers Party, has been incarcerated since 1988,…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • Protests hit cop killing of Jonathan Price in Texas
    WOLFE CITY, Texas — Some 300 people turned out at the high school football stadium in this small, majority Caucasian town of 1,400 Oct. 10 to attend the funeral of Jonathan Price, a well-respected 31-year-old Black resident shot dead by…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • Rulers use ‘racial sensitivity’ programs to attack working class
    Under the false flag of pushing back racism, many government agencies, bosses at some of the largest corporations and school administrators are imposing mandatory “racial sensitivity” programs to shame, silence and intimidate workers who they say…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • After one-day strike, pharmacy workers locked out in Quebec
    VARENNES, Quebec — After a one-day strike here Sept. 23, some 700 workers, members of the Confederation of National Trade Unions (CSN) at the warehouse for the Jean Coutu pharmacy chain in Quebec, found themselves locked out the next day.…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • Central Wash. vegetable packers organize to win union, rights
    PASCO, Wash. — “Work is hard and there are a lot of accidents,” Maria Meraz Cortez said to the Militant at a rally of more than 80 people outside Twin City Foods here in central Washington Oct. 2. The workers…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • Pennsylvania Steelworkers strike over NLMK concession contract
    FARRELL, Penn. — More than 400 United Steelworkers, members of Local 1016-03, have been on strike since Aug. 22 at the NLMK rolling mill here. A majority of workers oppose the new medical insurance plan in the company’s proposed contract,…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -
  • Northern California hospital workers strike over short staffing
    SAN LEANDRO, Calif. — Over 4,000 health care workers struck for five days here and at five other hospitals across Alameda and San Joaquin counties during the first week of October, in defense of health and safety for their patients…
    - 5 days ago 17 Oct 20, 2:45pm -