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Of Course This Happened in Illinois. Why Wouldn’t It?

May 31, 2019           |                                       

Members of the Bet on Main Street Coalition walked to the Illinois State Capitol on May 8 to speak to lawmakers. The group, funded by the video gambling industry, opposes a tax increase on video gambling. (Whitney Curtis, special to ProPublica Illinois) Anyway, this is all to say, please ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit […]

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British parliament to make “indicative votes” in an attempt to overcome Brexit impasse By Robert Stevens 27 March 2019 British MPs begin a series of “indicative votes” today to establish what form of Brexit, if any, can secure a majority in parliament. This follows the vote Monday night in favour of a cross-party amendment put […]

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Political leaders like majority votes. In parliaments or in referendums, they choose the question and, usually, the question is then the answer. Mrs May is now ‘disguising’ her “C, yes or no?” vote (which she could again lose) as a “C or E?” vote (which she might win). But logically, any conclusion that such a […]

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Pennsylvania Police Now Limited in Flagging Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

February 5, 2019           |                                       

This story was co-published with The Philadelphia Inquirer. Last year, ProPublica and The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the Pennsylvania State Police had no guidelines preventing troopers from engaging in behavior that raised questions of racial profiling and unlawful arrests: U.S.-born Latinos said they were pulled over and asked whether they were in the country legally. […]

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Outsourcing Police Investigations to Google Risks Privacy and Justice

January 22, 2019           |                                       

It’s Time to Heed King’s Call for the Abolition of Poverty New York City Could Pave Way for More Paid Leave in US The US Celebrates King’s Nonviolence But Not His Antiwar Politics 26 Billionaires Own as Much as World’s 3.8 Billion Poorest People Fighting for Black Lives in Schools and Unions Henry Giroux: Trump’s […]

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Eight LGBTQ-Led Social Justice Struggles the Corporate Media Missed in 2018

December 28, 2018           |                                       

Ten Ways 2018 Brought Us Closer to Climate Apocalypse War Games in Vermont: Danger of Crashes and Permanent Hearing Loss DHS Secretary Blames Parents and Open Borders Advocates for Deaths of Children The GOP Will Keep Developing New Ways to Subvert Public Will Coal Companies Get Tax Breaks, While Black Lung Rates Rise ICE Dumps […]

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Writer and curator Jeanne Graff discusses how she came to accidentally write a book, how writing is a way to be aware of your surroundings, and why it’s OK to not know what you’re doing or why. Jeanne, you’re speaking to me from your family home in Lausanne, but you recently moved to New York […]

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