Tag: Politics

Activist Says 2 Cops Arrested in Connection With Capitol Assault Danced at BLM Protest as Sign of Solidarity

In preparation for inauguration day, the National Guard has deployed 25,000 soldiers to the U.S. Capitol. Routes to the Capitol have been completely barricaded and military helicopters and drones can be seen flying overhead in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s swearing in as the country’s 46th President.  Barbed wire was also installed on top […]

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Report: Trump’s Twitter ban led to a 73% drop in election fraud misinformation

Trump‘s bans from Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms may have been controversial, but they appear to have been effective in achieving one goal: combatting misinformation. According to research firm Zignal Labs, and as reported by the Washington Post, online misinformation about election fraud dropped by 73%, following Trump’s ban. According to the report, […]

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Haryana reports 119 new COVID-19 cases

The Canadian Press Canadian rider Michael Woods hopes to race in Tour de France ahead of Tokyo Olympics Canadian Michael Woods says he hopes to ride in the Tour de France ahead of the Tokyo Olympics this summer. “Certainly I think the big question (that) revolves around the Olympics is the quarantine,” Woods told reporters […]

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Howard University’s Drumline To Escort Joe Biden, Kamala Harris After Historic Inauguration

NewsOne Featured Video Source: David J. Becker / Getty Howard University alumni and students who were likely disappointed that the famous HBCU‘s annual homecoming festivities were canceled last fall, it looks like they’re getting a second chance at it on Inauguration Day on Wednesday. That’s when one of its own, Kamala Harris, will officially be […]

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Melania Trump Can’t Plagiarize Michelle Obama’s Favorability Leaving White House, Poll Shows

NewsOne Featured Video Source: ALEX WONG / Getty Try as she may, there is at least one way in which Melania Trump cannot plagiarize her first lady predecessor Michelle Obama: Favorability. The outgoing first lady, whose shameless imitations of Michelle Obama have been anything but flattering, isn’t seen as being nearly as favorable as the […]

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United We Serve: Watch America Honor MLK With National Day Of Service For Joe Biden And Kamala Harris’ Inauguration

NewsOne Featured Video Happy MLK Day! President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be honoring and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday with a National Day of Service held on the civil rights icon’s eponymous federal holiday, which comes just two days before their historic inaugurations. The National […]

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I Went to High School With Biden’s Homeland Security Team

Parents, in many cases, held unrealistic goals for their children. The majority of the student body was Jewish, and culturally they were imbued with a deep need for educational achievement. This proved to be a strength as well as a weakness in working with the young people. Those who could succeed intellectually were stimulated for […]

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Medicare for All Needs a Sunrise Movement

After Biden, whose climate plan Sunrise first gave an “F,” prevailed over Sunrise’s preferred candidate, Bernie Sanders, the group issued a letter congratulating him but outlining what it saw as his shortcomings. The Biden campaign reached out for its input, and a new climate plan soon followed, including a $2 trillion investment for a renewable […]

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More Jockeying on Kentucky Pension Case, Mayberry v. KKR

A short update on the Mayberry v. KKR, a pathbreaking public pension suit targeting customized hedge funds designed for the sitting duck Kentucky Retirement Systems by Blackstone, KKR, and PAACO. The litigation is on track to becoming a Jarndyce v Jarndyce level case study in the (mis)use of procedure to delay a case. As we […]

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Pelosi Removes Katie Porter… Bringing Joy & Gratitude To Every Crooked Bankster On Wall Street

Yves here. I suppose it is not surprising that Nancy Pelosi is stopping to new “step on the poors” lows despite getting Versailles 1788 wake-up calls like having her house and her office vandalized. Pelosi has kicked former law professor Katie Porter off the House Financial Services Committee. Porter has been singularly effective in using […]

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