Showing posts from July, 2020

Financial woes force The Met to vacate The Breuer

Decision to honour legendary Egyptian singer in Israel angers right wing

Wild bee decline threatens major US crops

The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad

Canadian Court Finds the U.S. is Unsafe for Refugees

“Unrest” Is Not the Enemy. Fascism Is.

How a Lockdown Experiment Went Horribly Wrong

Rev. Warnock of Ebenezer Baptist Church on Legacy of John Lewis & Ongoing Fight for Voting Rights (VIDEO)

Who Were the Montford Point Marines?

Arizona leads multi-state probe into older iPhones slowing, shutting down

Covid-19 response cost tourism sector $320 billion in first five months of 2020

Mackenzie Scott donates $1.7 billion of her wealth since split with Jeff Bezos

Federal agents pull out of Seattle, mayor says

AMC and Universal strike landmark deal for early home releases

Richmond riots instigated by white supremacists disguised as Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Chicago Sues to Prevent Occupation by Trump’s Paramilitaries

Make America White Again: Eddie Glaude on Trump and What James Baldwin Still Has to Teach Us (VIDEO)

Rite Aid deployed facial recognition systems in hundreds of U.S. stores

Black armed protesters in Kentucky demand justice for Breonna Taylor

Republican Senator Tom Cotton calls slavery 'necessary evil'

The verdict: Canada’s legalization of cannabis is a success

Populism is Not Mob Rule

The Newport Rebels and Jazz as Protest

Judge Denies Oregon's Request For Restraining Order Against Federal Officers

Tokyo 2020 preparing to deliver Games with COVID-19

China launches first-ever mission to Mars in space race with US

Chicago takes down statues of Columbus, plans review of all monuments

FBI Documents Reveal Secret Program To Criminalize Social Media

Portland mayor is tear-gassed in another night of unrest in U.S. city

US jail covers windows after inmates share messages denouncing sanitary conditions

Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner on Mumia Abu-Jamal, Police Corruption & Reexamining Old Cases (VIDEO)

Luxury Face Masks: A New Trend in Fashion

Mothers across U.S. stand up to federal agents at anti-racism protests

Before Vaccines, Variolation Was Seriously Trendy

Tesla electrifies the auto industry’s new era

The Lincoln Project, the rogue former Republicans trying to take down Trump

The Great College Loan Swindle

Prominent Pakistani journalist 'goes missing' in Islamabad

Lady Death: The Greatest Female Sniper of All Time

Police in Chicago Punch Black Teenage Activist in Face, Knocking Out Her Teeth

Remembering C. T. Vivian: The “Greatest Preacher to Ever Live” (VIDEO)

Portland mayor demands federal troops leave city after clashes with anti-racism protesters

Japanese child athletes ‘brutally beaten’ and abused, Human Rights Watch report finds

Rev. Dr. William Barber Says A Multi-Racial Coalition Is Necessary For This Moment

Whole Foods punishes workers wearing Black Lives Matter face masks: lawsuit

Navy veteran says he was beaten 'like a punching bag' in Portland

France introduces fine for failure to wear mask in enclosed public spaces

On eve of bankruptcy, U.S. firms shower execs with bonuses

Atlanta lowers flags indefinitely to honour John Lewis

C.T. Vivian, Martin Luther King’s Field General, Dies at 95

John Lewis, US Congressman and key leader of civil rights movement, dies at 80

'The World Has Lost a Legend': Civil Rights Hero John Lewis Dies at 80

John Lewis, Towering Figure of Civil Rights Era, Dies at 80

US airline industry heads toward financial death amid covid response crisis

ONE: The First Gay Magazine in the United States

Outrage in India after Dalit couple thrashed, crops bulldozed

UK slave trader statue in Bristol replaced by sculpture of black protester

Deepfake used to attack activist couple

Brazilians outraged by video of police officer with his foot on a Black woman’s neck

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns

US rejects Beijing's claims in South China Sea, stoking tensions

Mississippi university removes prominent Confederate statue

Tunisian court sentences blogger to six months in prison for reposting joke written in Koranic style

Airbnb bookings pick up, cross one million mark on a single day

Daimler talks with workers heat up, with 15,000 jobs at risk

Delta may avoid furloughs after demand for buyouts, other U.S. airlines sound alarm

Attempted Lynching in Indiana. No Arrests? (VIDEO)

US moves to block all Chinese claims in South China Sea

Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison

Global Electronic Waste Up 21 Percent in Five Years

580,000 Hong Kongers cast 'protest' vote against new security laws

Sports Illustrated uses transgender model in swimsuit issue for first time

Five killed in attack on South African church, hostages freed

Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone's prison sentence

French bus driver beaten to death over masks says family is 'destroyed'

Racist police in France hang Confederate flag in Paris barracks

How Black & Indigenous Groups Won the Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Who will end hunger in areas hit by the coronavirus? bans TikTok from employees' phones, cites 'security'

The Kerner Commission Report on White Racism, 50 Years On

Standing Rock Elder Hails Order to Shut Down DAPL After Years of Protest (VIDEO)

Facebook used extensively to spread neo-Nazi music

Simply scrapping the SAT won’t make colleges more diverse

The Detroit Rebellion

Seoul mayor found dead after leaving message 'like a will'

With prizes, food, housing and cash, Putin rigged Russia’s most recent vote

Belgian Princess Condemns Her Family’s Brutal Colonial History in Congo & Calls for Reparations (VIDEO)

The US Should Stop Lying About Its History

A Jewish response to the murder of George Floyd

Frances Perkins: Architect of the New Deal

Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies in Abidjan at 61

Trump engaged in fraud, dubious tax schemes in 1990s: NYT

Judicial cronyism and subversion of the law runs amok in US

Belgrade protest over COVID-19 curfew turns violent

Dozens of women accuse famed Paris street artist of rape, sexual assault

Mining Australia’s sacred sites

Federal Appeals Court Upholds Endangered Species Protections for Yellowstone Grizzlies

Louvre museum reopens after 16-week shutdown

White woman who called police over Black man in NYC's Central Park is being prosecuted

Critics say choice of Castex as new PM reveals a Macron power grab

Haute couture goes digital as Paris Fashion Week clicks off online

Atlanta mothers mourn sons 'executed' by police

U.S. court orders Dakota Access oil pipeline to be shut, emptied

Kaepernick teams with Disney

Tesla mocks shortsellers with sale of red satin shorts

Tesla tops Toyota to become world’s most valuable automaker

The Sorry State of Apologies

Two people paint over Black Lives Matter mural in California

7 white men harass black family in Oregon using racial slurs and Nazi salutes

Walmart to make 160 store parking lots into drive-in theaters

Two dead, eight wounded in South Carolina nightclub shooting

Whose Freedom Do We Celebrate On The Fourth of July

Civil Rights Groups Sue NC City Over Law That 'Effectively Bans Any Protest'

Thousands of U.S. judges who broke laws or oaths remained on the bench

The Ultimate Rich Kids Were the Children of Famous Explorers

New ICC Complaint Filed Over US-Israel War Crimes in Palestine

Why Detroit Residents Pushed Back Against Tree-Planting

How Churches Helped Make Scandinavians “White”