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New York City Rally and March to raise the minimum wage in America, April 15 2015. Credit: The All-Nite Images via Wikimedia Commons. CC BY-SA 2.0. The last decade has seen many pioneering approaches to social justice organizing that revolve around personal-political transformation. One notable example is domestic worker organizing in the United States. During […]

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Trump on Kim Jong Un: Tough Talk, ‘and Then We Fell in Love’

on September 30, 2018

WHEELING, W.Va.—President Donald Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk “back and forth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “and then we fell in love.” Trump said at the Saturday night rally in West Virginia: “He wrote me beautiful letters and they’re great letters. […]

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Three Schoolboys Reported Killed In Mine Blast In Eastern Ukraine

on September 30, 2018

Three schoolboys have been reported killed and another injured by a landmine blast in a separatist-controlled town in eastern Ukraine. The separatist leaders in the Donetsk region said the explosion occurred on September 30 in the industrial frontline town of Horlivka, 30 kilometers north of the city of Donetsk. The area has seen heavy fighting […]

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Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev has cast his ballot in the country’s referendum over its possible name change. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/macedonia-name-change-referendum-zaev/29517459.html

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Scandal Keeps Swedish Academy in Nobel Prize Limelight

on September 30, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark—There won’t be a Nobel Prize in Literature this year but the Swedish Academy that awards the prestigious prize is still in the limelight. Jean-Claude Arnault, a French citizen who is a major cultural figure in Sweden, is at the center of a sex abuse and financial crimes scandal that has tarnished the academy […]

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Voters in Macedonia’s capital, Skopje, are casting their ballots in a referendum over a possible change in the country’s official name. Originally published at – https://www.rferl.org/a/macedonia-name-change-referendum-voting/29517427.html

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After Centuries of Housing Racism, a Southern City Gets Innovative

on September 30, 2018

For People Behind Bars, Reporting Sexual Assault Leads to More Punishment Feminists and Trans Activists Rise Against State Violence in Argentina When Survivors Unite Trump Accused of Rigging FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe by Imposing “Outrageous” Limits “Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy Grassroots Effort to “Defeat Brett Kavanaugh Once and for All” […]

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There’s a part of Brett Kavanaugh’s bombastic statement Thursday that has stuck with me, because it reveals the foundational logic of his statement — indeed, his entire candidacy for a lifetime appointment on the Supreme Court. After complaining about how the nomination has destroyed his family, he accuses a shady, largely fictional, mirror image of […]

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For People Behind Bars, Reporting Sexual Assault Leads to More Punishment Feminists and Trans Activists Rise Against State Violence in Argentina When Survivors Unite Trump Accused of Rigging FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe by Imposing “Outrageous” Limits “Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy Grassroots Effort to “Defeat Brett Kavanaugh Once and for All” […]

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“Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy

on September 30, 2018

For People Behind Bars, Reporting Sexual Assault Leads to More Punishment Feminists and Trans Activists Rise Against State Violence in Argentina When Survivors Unite Trump Accused of Rigging FBI’s Kavanaugh Probe by Imposing “Outrageous” Limits “Contraception Deserts” Likely to Widen Under New Trump Administration Policy Grassroots Effort to “Defeat Brett Kavanaugh Once and for All” […]

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3rd Kavanaugh Accuser Has History of Legal Disputes

on September 30, 2018

WASHINGTON—Julie Swetnick, one of the women who has publicly accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, has an extensive history of involvement in legal disputes, including a lawsuit in which an ex-employer accused her of falsifying her college and work history on her job application. Legal documents from Maryland, Oregon and Florida provide […]

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When Survivors Unite

on September 30, 2018

Blasey Ford, White Male Privilege and the Reckoning to Come Aggressive Kavanaugh Portrays Himself as Victim Drug Arrests on the Rise Under Trump Over 50 Groups Call on Grassley to Resign as Judiciary Committee Chair Blasey Ford Is “100 Percent Positive” Brett Kavanaugh Attempted to Rape Her ICE Deports Mauritanian Man Who Escaped Ethnic Cleansing […]

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