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Washington Post Publisher Says Biden DOJ ‘Intensified’ Trump-Era Attacks on Press Freedom

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Tue, 08/06/2021 - 8:52pm in

"The egregious acts by the outgoing Trump Justice Department, and the apparent doubling down on them during the Biden administration, should alarm all Americans, regardless of political persuasion."

Food Insecurity: A Potentially Underrated Collateral Damage of the Pandemic

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 05/06/2021 - 8:03pm in

Increases in hunger and food insecurity under Covid are significant, yet have gone largely under the radar.

Ranked Choice and Most-Least Voting

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/06/2021 - 11:55pm in

Ranked choice voting is getting a following in America. But how does it work in practice compared to similar-seeming systems like most-least?

Decisions Finally Coming in Long-Running Battle with Hedge Fund Titans in Kentucky Pension Case, Mayberry v. KKR

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 04/06/2021 - 8:52pm in

Mayberry v. KKR, centering on the alleged abuse of the clueless Kentucky Retirement Systems by Wall Street titans, may finally restart.

CalPERS Desperate Response to Suit Over Illegal Secret Board Discussions and Other Abuses Seeks to Drag Case Out as Long As Possible

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/06/2021 - 8:54pm in

CalPERS' intelligence-insulting answer to former board member Jelincic's transparency lawsuit says that CalPERS is just dragging things out.

Why Colombia Has Erupted in Protest

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 03/06/2021 - 2:14pm in

The pandemic exacerbated intolerable poverty and economic distress in Colombia. As repression mounts, is there any way out?

Lawmakers Are Firing Back At Fossil Fuel Divestors

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 02/06/2021 - 8:53pm in

Red state retaliation! Fossil fuel states will take business away from firms that divest from energy producers.

Will Biden Pack the Supreme Court?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Mon, 31/05/2021 - 3:55am in

Will voting law statutes enacted by Republican controlled-state governments spur Biden to change the structure of the Supreme Court?

When Is a Co-Op Not a Co-Op? When Vested Interests in California Want to Keep Platform Workers From Having Power

California Assembly Bill 1319 is a convoluted scheme to create so-called co-ops designed to keep gig workers disempowered.

Real American Men and the Liberal War on Meat

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 28/05/2021 - 8:24pm in

Kill me now. Meat has become a new front in the culture wars.