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Inter Press Service

  • Global Leaders to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed: Stop the Atrocities in Tigray

    Seven highly respected leaders in conflict resolution have issued a call for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to take immediate action to bring a halt to the atrocities being committed in the Tigray region of his nation. The letter urges the Prime Minister to implement seven steps to resolve the crisis. It was authored by

  • Justice Delayed Is Justice Denied: Their Education Cannot Wait

    The right to an inclusive quality education is not a privilege. It is a human right. Delaying or ignoring the right to an education equals failing to protect human rights. The longer we wait, the less we contribute to justice. For the 128 million children and adolescents growing up in forced displacement and protracted crises,

  • To Improve Global Health Security, We Must Not Abandon Tackling Existing Epidemics

    As world leaders come together in the UK for the G7, the global response to COVID-19 and how we can build a better defence system against infection is at the forefront of discussions.  Whilst we applaud the incredible global efforts in tackling COVID-19 and support calls for vaccines to be shared equitably across the world,

Truthout

ProPublica

The Guardian

  • Joe Biden’s reforming agenda at risk of dying a slow death in Congress

    Transformational change, such as a huge infrastructure bill and voting rights protections, are hamstrung by antiquated procedures that give an effective veto to the minorityJoe Biden’s first hundred days surpassed progressive expectations with the scope of their ambition. His second hundred days are being mugged by reality: the one that says Washington DC is a place where dreams go to die.A once-in-a-generation investment in infrastructure and the climate crisis has hit a wall. Reforms on gun safety, immigration and police brutality are in limbo. Legislation to expand voting rights and reduce the influence of money in politics appears doomed. Continue reading...

  • ‘Unique problem’: Catholic bishops split over Biden’s support for abortion rights

    US bishops to debate whether the president should be denied communion over his pro-choice stanceAt some point this weekend, Joe Biden will take his place in a line of people approaching the altar of a Catholic church to receive communion.The US president, a devout Catholic whose speeches regularly include biblical references and who carries a rosary that belonged to his late son, attends Mass every weekend – in Washington, his home town of Wilmington in Delaware, or wherever he happens to be traveling. If the traditional Sunday morning Eucharist service is not possible because of his schedule, he will receive the sacrament on Saturday evening as permitted by the Roman Catholic church. Continue reading...

  • Pelosi urges Senate Democrats to back voting rights bill and ‘save democracy’

    House speaker makes caucus call as bill on brink of collapseSenator Joe Manchin says he will not back For the People ActNancy Pelosi is urging congressional Democrats not to abandon their marquee voting-rights legislation in favor of a narrower bill, as the House speaker attempts to stave off opposition to the embattled measure from members of the party in the Senate. Related: Pelosi faces pressure to seize reins in investigating US Capitol attack Continue reading...

  • Vladimir Putin says Biden ‘radically different’ after impulsive Trump

    Russian ruler says relations with US at their lowest point in years as the two presidents prepare to meet in GenevaThe Russian president, Vladimir Putin, has said US-Russia relations are at their lowest point in years, in an interview before his meeting with the US president, Joe Biden, next week.Putin and Biden will meet in Geneva on Wednesday. The White House has said Biden will bring up ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, Moscow’s aggression against Ukraine, the jailing of dissidents and other issues that have irritated the relationship. Continue reading...

  • Justice department watchdog launches inquiry into seizure of Democrats’ data – as it happened

    Congress members’ phone records targeted by Trump DoJ Schumer calls for Barr and Sessions to testify before SenateTrump DoJ secretly seized House Democrats’ data in crackdown on leaks 1.01am BSTThat’s all from me today! Here’s a rundown of the day’s biggest politics stories: 12.36am BSTThe Food and Drug Administration will require at least 60m doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to be discarded due to problems at a factory, the Washington Post reports. The spoiled doses come from a Baltimore-area Emergent BioSolutions plant and come on top of 15m doses already discarded. Continue reading...

Grist

Inside Climate News

Anthropocene

Quanta Magazine

  • The Mystery at the Heart of Physics That Only Math Can Solve

    The accelerating effort to understand the mathematics of quantum field theory will have profound consequences for both math and physics. The post The Mystery at the Heart of Physics That Only Math Can Solve first appeared on Quanta Magazine

The Real News Network

  • What just happened? The year, so far, in review

    In this week’s roundup of Baltimore news we talk about the year so far—from the rare examples of people power making a difference to the ongoing demands to defund the police. The post What just happened? The year, so far, in review appeared first on The Real News Network.

  • Cops lied to put him in handcuffs, but a camera caught the truth

    A Los Angeles man says he was targeted by police after he was pulled over for crossing a line in front of a stop sign; but after placing him in handcuffs and arresting the passenger in his car, a recording cellphone caught the real reason cops pulled him over. The post Cops lied to put him in handcuffs, but a camera caught the truth appeared first on The Real News Network.

  • Co-ops are democratizing the food chain

    Millions went hungry when the pandemic hit, but at the Black-owned cooperative Brooklyn Packers, workers rose to the challenge by packing thousands of meals a week. The post Co-ops are democratizing the food chain appeared first on The Real News Network.

The Marshall Project

Daily Yonder

  • Business Leaders Collaborate with Rural Communities to Vaccinate Residents

    A return to regular, small-town living will require a continuous effort to get residents vaccinated for Covid-19, according to the head of the Rural America Chamber of Commerce.  And business leaders know they need to do their part to make sure that happens. “A lot of business leaders, small business owners — they see this The post Business Leaders Collaborate with Rural Communities to Vaccinate Residents appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • How to Talk about Vaccination in Rural Communities: Health Association Releases New Toolkits for Rural Leaders

    While most of the country eases back into post-pandemic life, some rural areas are quietly remaining in Covid-mode. In rural Missouri, for example, a quarter of the state’s 81 nonmetropolitan counties had increasing rates of Covid-19 last week. A small rural hotspot has emerged in northern Missouri, where Putnam County had the highest infection rate The post How to Talk about Vaccination in Rural Communities: Health Association Releases New Toolkits for Rural Leaders appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

  • Q&A: Sociologist Jennifer Sherman on Rural Gentrification

    Did you guys listen to that blockbuster New York Times podcast, Nice White Parents? I did, on a cross-country drive with my privately-educated but (and?) endlessly-thoughtful best friend Chloë. For a large chunk of the Covid-induced gap year from our fancy college, through In-N-Out drive-thrus and California mountain passes, we discussed the show’s central theme. The post Q&A: Sociologist Jennifer Sherman on Rural Gentrification appeared first on The Daily Yonder.

Fair Observer

  • A Modi-fied India Has Weakened on the World Stage

    Narendra Modi, the prime minister of India, has completed seven years in office. At the same time, his autocratic leadership has brought the simmering discontent in the foreign policy establishment out in the open. Some members of the Forum of Foreign Ambassadors of India signed an open letter slamming critics of Modi’s foreign policy. On … Continue Reading "A Modi-fied India Has Weakened on the World Stage" The post A Modi-fied India Has Weakened on the World Stage appeared first on Fair Observer.

  • Does the World Need to Contain China?

    The rise of China has revived the rhetoric of Cold War-era containment to depict competition between dominant powers, although the state of international relations is fundamentally different. Containment strategy toward China featured prominently in former US President Donald Trump’s policy, and many believe that strategic competition will continue to define the relationship under the Biden … Continue Reading "Does the World Need to Contain China?" The post Does the World Need to Contain China? appeared first on Fair Observer.

  • ProPublica Reveals the US Is a Tax Haven

    This week, ProPublica published a long, detailed article that blew the roof off two burning and intimately related questions currently in the news: wealth inequality and taxation. In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Thomas Piketty, Branko Milanovic and numerous pundits in the media have written reams on the topic. Politicians like Bernie Sanders … Continue Reading "ProPublica Reveals the US Is a Tax Haven" The post ProPublica Reveals the US Is a Tax Haven appeared first on Fair Observer.

Ensia

  • Tapped Out: Power, justice and water in the West

    Eight Institute for Nonprofit News newsrooms — California Health Report and High Country News; SJV Water and the Center for Collaborative Investigative Journalism; Circle of Blue; Columbia Insight; Ensia; and New Mexico In Depth — spent more than three months reporting on water issues in the Western U.S. The result — “Tapped Out: Power, justice and water in the West” — documents […]

The Trace

  • Inside One Baltimore Group’s Effort to Stop Youth Violence Before It Starts

    The game of cat and mouse had played out for months on the corners of West Baltimore. Jamal West would pull up in his minivan. Miayan, 18 years old at the time, would run. The 46-year-old West stands at 6-foot-4 and is built like a NFL lineman — no match for the wiry teenager in The post Inside One Baltimore Group’s Effort to Stop Youth Violence Before It Starts appeared first on The Trace.

  • The Many Ways Domestic Violence Foreshadows Mass Shootings

    More than a decade before a San Jose, California, transit employee killed nine co-workers on May 26, an ex-girlfriend accused him in court of physical abuse and sexual assault. The case did not lead to a criminal conviction or a permanent restraining order, which would have barred him from buying guns. The woman told a The post The Many Ways Domestic Violence Foreshadows Mass Shootings appeared first on The Trace.

  • Legislators Push ATF to Crack Down on Problem Gun Dealers

    Lawmakers pointed to a recent investigation by The Trace and USA TODAY as proof that more should be done to regulate the country’s gun sellers. When New York’s state Legislature took up a bill to crack down on errant gun dealers last week its author, Senator Zellnor Myrie, praised the “explosive report” by The Trace/USA The post Legislators Push ATF to Crack Down on Problem Gun Dealers appeared first on The Trace.

Fair Warning

  • FairWarning Signing Off; Statements by Our Board and Editor

    The board of FairWarning, a nonprofit devoted to alerting the public to hazardous consumer products and unjust corporate practices, has decided to dissolve the charitable nonprofit as of Feb. 20, 2021. This step is taken with regret as the small journalism nonprofit has devoted the last 11 years to protecting the public from harms to their health and safety.

Yale Environment 360

  • New Analysis Suggests We Have Already Hit Peak Internal Combustion Engine

    A new analysis from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) suggests that global sales of gas-powered cars likely peaked in 2017, marking a major milestone in the shift to electric vehicles. Demand for conventional vehicles fell in 2018 and 2019 before dropping sharply in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. While sales are likely to rebound as the pandemic ebbs, growing demand for plug-in vehicles means that gas-powered cars are almost certainly in "permanent decline," according to the report.Read more on E360 →

The Appeal

WhoWhatWhy

  • Even Vaccine Lotteries Can Reveal Cultural Divide

    Reading Time: < 1 minute Call them incentives, call them bribes, but states and even businesses are taking different, sometimes creative, paths to entice people to be vaccinated against COVID-19. The post Even Vaccine Lotteries Can Reveal Cultural Divide appeared first on WhoWhatWhy.

Democracy Now!

  • Democracy Now! 2021-06-11 Friday

    As leaders gather in the U.K. for a G7 summit, activists call on rich countries for immediate action on the climate crisis; The Biden administration continues to push for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain to the United States, where he faces up to 175 years in prison; Germany apologizes for its role in the first genocide of the 20th century in what is now Namibia. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Common Dreams

Labor Notes

  • New York City Workers with Disabilities Fight for Inclusion in Pandemic Recovery, Mayoral Race

    Blog: BlogEven before the pandemic, unemployment among disabled workers in New York City was at a crisis level—just 30 to 35 percent were employed. Over the past year, the situation has grown even worse. Independent living centers, which help disabled residents find socio-economic stability, reported that more than 50 percent of their clients were let go from their jobs, the Center for an Urban Future found in a March 2021 report.

Next City

  • Is Ride-Hailing a Sustainable Transportation Solution for Nonprofits?

    (Photo via Uber)From getting clients to eye appointments in rural geographies to more regular transportation to everything from food banks to regular case management appointments, nonprofits have their transportation work cut out for them. Through a patchwork of resources like public transportation […]

  • Economics in Brief: How the Ultra-Wealthy (Legally) Avoid Taxes

    (Photo by Pictures of Money / CC BY 2.0)How the Ultra-Wealthy (Legally) Avoid Taxes This massive ProPublica investigation has been making the rounds this week; if you haven’t seen it, now’s your chance to get your #longread set for the weekend. The nonprofit newsroom describes how […]

  • Housing in Brief: Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule to be Restored (Mostly)

    U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge (Photo by U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) / Public domain)Obama-Era Fair Housing Rule to be Restored (Mostly) The Department of Housing and Urban Development is set to restore a fair housing rule from the […]

The World – PRI

Latino USA

  • A Family Conversation On Race And Latinidad

    On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was murdered by a white cop, Derek Chauvin. His death resulted in a wave... The post A Family Conversation On Race And Latinidad appeared first on Latino USA.

  • I Am A Cholo

    The term “cholo” has become somewhat commonplace in the American lexicon. The well-known Mexican-American subculture and style has even sparked... The post I Am A Cholo appeared first on Latino USA.

  • How I Made It: Maná

    The rock en español group Maná is arguably one of the most successful Spanish-language rock bands of this generation. They’ve... The post How I Made It: Maná appeared first on Latino USA.

Chalkbeat

Amnesty International

The Conversation

Indian Country Today

The 19th News

Public Citizen

Unicorn Riot

  • Federal Task Force Kills Winston Smith Leading to Sustained Protests

    Minneapolis, MN – Sheriffs deputized as federal agents ambushed and killed 32-year-old father of three, Winston “Boogie” Smith Jr., around 2 p.m. on June 3, 2021. Smith had just eaten lunch with a date when he was shot to death as he sat with her… The post Federal Task Force Kills Winston Smith Leading to Sustained Protests appeared first on UNICORN RIOT.

Aeon

  • Philosophy’s lack of progress

    For centuries, all philosophers seem to have done is question and debate. Why do philosophical problems resist solution?By Chris DalyRead at Aeon

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