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http://democracynow.org – Republicans have moved one step closer to repealing Obamacare after the House narrowly approved legislation Thursday that would result in tens of millions of people losing health insurance while providing a massive tax break to the rich. The future of the bill remains in doubt as Republican senators have vowed to write their […]

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Five Ways the Denver Public Library Supports the City's Homeless Population

on June 30, 2017

My work at the?Denver Public Library?over the past year and a half has opened my eyes to the innovative ways in which libraries can play a role in addressing the needs of a city’s homeless population. The rate of homelessness in Colorado is staggering, and it is unfortunately on the rise. Last year the number […]

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How Free Is “Free” Labor?

on June 30, 2017

Recent articles in?the?New York Times?and elsewhere have highlighted the spread of so-called “noncompete clauses” in employment contracts. While such clauses have long been commonplace for executives or highly paid professionals — and justified by companies as a means of protecting trade secrets or market share — they are increasingly being demanded of even low-wage, blue-collar […]

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http://democracynow.org – The NAACP is calling for Louisiana to conduct a thorough investigation and vigorously pursue charges against the police officers who shot Alton Sterling, an African-American father of five who was gunned down by police in 2016. This comes after the Trump Justice Department declined to bring federal charges against officers Blane Salamoni and […]

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This is the June 22, 2017, FULL EPISODE of VICE News Tonight on HBO. VICE News reports from Philadelphia, where the opioid crisis has led to librarians getting trained to treat drug overdoses. We talk to comedian Kumail Nanjiani and his wife about ‘The Big Sick,’ a new rom-com based on their real-life courtship. We […]

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Visit https://democracynow.org to watch the full independent, global news hour, read the transcript, search our archive and to make a donation to support us. Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent […]

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https://democracynow.org – Watch the Part 2 of our conversation with best-selling author and Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein about her book, “No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump?s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need.” Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs weekdays on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through […]

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https://democracynow.org – With the deeply unpopular healthcare plan having failed to come to a vote before the Senate recessed for the holidays, demonstrators across the country flooded the offices of Republicans in what they?re calling a “last stand” to prevent a repeal of the Affordable Care Act. We speak with disability rights attorney Stephanie Woodward, […]

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https://democracynow.org – As Republicans continue their push for their healthcare plan, polls show support for a nationwide single-payer healthcare system is growing. At least one poll shows a full third of Americans are now in favor of a national single-payer system, while 60 percent believe the federal government should be responsible for healthcare. In one […]

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http://democracynow.org – NAACP President and CEO Cornell Brooks responds to the case of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, who was killed Saturday in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs by police officer Roy Oliver, who shot him in the head while he was in a car leaving a party. Oliver was fired on Tuesday. “This is a […]

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Syrian sculptor Nizar Ali Badr has been capturing the story of refugees from his country, using pebbles from his local beach. His art has become the inspiration for a unique film. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/georgia-syria/28588576.html

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http://KEXP.ORG presents Hotels performing live in the KEXP studio. Recorded May 8, 2017. Songs: Green Apples Tony Leung Wildwood Linnette Host: Stevie Zoom Audio Engineer: Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen & Justin Wilmore Editor: Scott Holpainen http://kexp.org http://www.hotelsmusic.com

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Crocodile farmers in Northwest Cambodia, who usually sell the animal skin for shoes and handbags, face hardship as the market dips. Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=RFAvideo RFA’s official site: http://rfa.org Follow RFA: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RadioFreeAsia Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioFreeAsia About RFA: Radio Free Asia (RFA) is a private, nonprofit, multimedia corporation, bringing award-winning, domestic journalism and uncensored content […]

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