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A People’s History of Black Twitter, Part III

Joy and pain, harmony and discord, organization and chaos—there’s no single way to define Black Twitter’s complex, ongoing legacy.Getting Through, 2016–PresentBy the end of the Obama era, Black Twitter seemed like...

The Cost of Preventing Deaths by Climate-Driven Heat

A new formula measures the “mortality cost of carbon,” and how much would have to be removed from the atmosphere to save a single life. For the past few years, climate economists...

Michigan Supreme Court Limits Use of Restraints on Juveniles

The Michigan Supreme Court on Wednesday significantly limited when handcuffs, shackles and other restraints can be used on young people when they appear in court. The new court rule, which goes into...

Bob Moses Embodied Collective Struggle for Black Freedom and Human Liberation

Bob Moses was a quiet political giant. Sometimes he spoke so softly you could barely hear him. But it was always worth your while to listen carefully to every word. I met and talked with Bob many times over a 30-year period, and was always deeply inspired by his wisdom, his grace, his refusal to be rushed or consumed by the urgencies of the moment, and his love of justice. He was consistent in his practice, committed to a clear set of values and courageous in his choices.

La contrarrevolución cultural cubana: raperos y artistas apoyados por el gobierno de EE.UU. ganan...

El Movimiento de San Isidro, que se presenta como un colectivo popular de artistas que luchan por la libertad de expresión, se ha convertido en un arma clave en el asalto...

Former Oregon GOP Rep. Pleads Guilty to Letting Violent Mob Into State Capitol

Former Oregon Republican state Rep. Mike Nearman has pleaded guilty to official misconduct after he let a violent far right mob into the state Capitol late last year. Nearman must now pay a $2,700 fine, perform 80 hours of community service and is banned from entering the state Capitol grounds for 18 months. The fine is meant to pay for damages done to the building. The Republican was expelled from office in June for allowing the mob into the state Capitol.

The Number of People With IRAs Worth $5 Million or More Has Tripled, Congress...

The number of multimillion-dollar individual retirement accounts has soared in the past decade, as more wealthy Americans use the tax-advantaged vehicles to shield fortunes from income taxes, according to new data...

Drone Whistleblower Gets 45 Months in Prison for Revealing Ongoing US War Crimes

On July 27, a federal district court judge in Alexandria, Virginia, sentenced former U.S. Air Force intelligence analyst Daniel Hale to 45 months in prison for revealing evidence of U.S. war crimes. In 2015, Hale, whose job involved identifying targets for drone strikes, provided journalist Jeremy Scahill with secret military documents and slides that exposed shocking details about the U.S. drone program. Hale’s revelations became the basis of “The Drone Papers,” which was published on October 15, 2015, by The Intercept.

Warren, Schumer & Pressley Urge Biden: Pause Student Loan Payments Until March

Democrats on Tuesday renewed their call for President Joe Biden to extend the student loan debt pause and make good on his campaign promises to cancel student debt. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-New York), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) and Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Massachusetts) held a press conference urging Biden to extend the student debt pause once more. The pause is currently set to end at the end of September.

NAACP Head Derrick Johnson Remembers Bob Moses as Key “Strategist” of Civil Rights Movement

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form.AMY GOODMAN: Derrick Johnson, you’re now president and CEO of the NAACP. You were formerly president of the NAACP...