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New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened

 New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened Protesters stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality on June 3, 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. Mar 02, 2021 2:12pm PST by Lauren Floyd, Daily Kos Staff It’s difficult to gauge the success of any movement aimed …

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Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic

“It’s time to end a rigged tax code that benefits the wealthy and powerful.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic Jake Johnson, Common Dreams March 22, 2021 The U.S.-based online video chat platform Zoom has seen its profits skyrocket by 4000% during the Covid-19 …

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Reclaiming our rights: Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day “Let us recommit to the principle that our nation, and the world, is at its best when the possibilities for all of our women and girls are limitless.” by Jenna McGuire, staff writer “A time for us to recommit ourselves to the …

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New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened

 New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened Protesters stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality on June 3, 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. Mar 02, 2021 2:12pm PST by Lauren Floyd, Daily Kos Staff It’s difficult to gauge the success of any movement aimed …

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Eviction during coronavirus: Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again

Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again Legal Planet by Dan Farber Feb 25, 2021 Trump appointee: A wild-eyed misinterpretation of the commerce clause A federal district judge ruled today that the federal government’s moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional. The judge’s theory is that evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent isn’t an “economic” activity. Therefore, it’s beyond Congress’s power under …

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No Paper towels: Biden releases funding to Puerto Rico storm victims

Justice delayed: “Administration officials, describing the move as a first step toward addressing racial inequality through policies designed to address climate change, said they planned to ease the limits that the Trump administration placed on another $4.9 billion in aid on the morning of Jan. 20, a few hours before the former president left office.” …

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