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  • The foods that do the most damage to our climate
    Emissions from food systems around the world are stopping us from hitting key climate change targets of lower temperatures, according to a recent report in Science. A conservative estimate by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations puts agriculture’s contribution to total greenhouse gas emissions at 14.5 ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-15
  • Progressives look to make early mark on Biden White House
    Leading progressives are pressuring President-elect Joe Biden to embrace their policy agenda even as more centrist Democrats argue such proposals prevented the party from retaking full control of Congress. For now, much of the lobbying centers on who Biden should — or should not — appoint to key posts ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • In Georgia, Trump's shadow looms over pair of Senate runoffs
    President Donald Trump won’t be on the ballot in January when Georgia voters settle two Senate runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. After watching turnout surge in last week's election, the parties are banking on using Trump — both rage against him and devotion to him ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-13
  • Biden moves forward without help from Trump's intel team
    The presidential race was hovering in limbo in 2000 when outgoing President Bill Clinton decided to let then-Gov. George W. Bush read the ultra-secret daily brief of the nation’s most sensitive intelligence. Clinton was a Democrat and his vice president, Al Gore, was running against Republican Bush. Gore had ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-11
  • Vatican report reveals anonymous letters accusing McCarrick
    The Vatican’s report on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed the previously unknown contents of six anonymous letters accusing him of pedophilia that were sent to U.S. church leaders in the early 1990s and later forwarded to the Holy See. New York's then-archbishop, Cardinal John O'Connor, forwarded them to the Vatican ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-10
  • The tasks Joe Biden faces: from racial justice to restoring faith in science
    The new president will be busy – especially as he wrestles with the fallout from the Trump administration The coronavirus pandemic and healthcareAs the coronavirus pandemic tore through the US, Joe Biden’s most important promise to the American people was a policy platform taken for granted prior the Trump ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-10
  • Christian churches mirror country's political division
    The messages in Christian houses of worship on the first weekend since the election were as divided as the country's electorate, with religious leaders mostly calling for peace and unification even as some bemoaned the result and others celebrated. Hours after the news broke Saturday of Democrat Joe Biden's ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-08
  • Joe Biden: Stumbles, tragedies and, now, delayed triumph
    Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.” The tribute marked the presumed end of a long public life ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-07
  • DISYS Harnesses IT to Promote Positive Global Outcomes
    A new initiative with the Government of Bihar leverages technology to maximize efficiency in agricultural production while effecting social changeMCLEAN, Va., Nov. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS), a global technology services firm, announces that it was selected by the Government of Bihar, India and ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • 2020 Latest: Trump again seeks to stop the counting of votes
    With Joe Biden edging closer to unseating him from the White House, President Donald Trump says he wants to put a halt to vote counting. Elections are run by individual state, county and local governments. Trump’s comments come as his campaign has filed legal action in several states to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Election 2020 Today: Biden on brink, America protests
    ON THE BRINK: Joe Biden needs to clinch just one more battleground state to defeat President Donald Trump. The Democrat already has won the fiercely contested prizes of Michigan and Wisconsin, part of the “blue wall” that slipped away from Democrats four years ago. Two days after Election Day, ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • North Korea introduces smoking ban in public places
    North Korea on Wednesday introduced smoking bans in some public places to provide citizens with “hygienic living environments,” raising questions about whether the nation’s chain-smoking supreme leader may kick the habit himself. The new law introduced by the governing Supreme People’s Assembly aims to protect the lives and health ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Israel razes most of Palestinian Bedouin village in West Bank on U.S. election day
    The demolition of the village in the occupied West Bank displaced 73 people, including 41 children, a United Nations official said. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Kosovo president resigns to face war crimes charges
    Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci, a guerrilla leader during Kosovo's war for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s, resigned on Thursday and will face charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity at a special court based in The Hague. Thaci said he was taking the step “to protect ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
  • Brussels predicts slow UK economic recovery from coronavirus hit if there is a no deal Brexit
    Britain's economy will grow by 3.3 percent next year after the devastating impact of coronavirus, even if there is a no deal Brexit, according to European Commission predictions. The commission’s Autumn Forecast is the first based on assumption that trade talks with Brussels will fail and the UK will ... read more
    Source: Justice – Yahoo 1Published on 2020-11-05
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  • Abbreviated Pundit Roundup: Turning the corner on a deadly pandemic
    Perry Bacon Jr/FiveThirtyEight with an excellent piece on learning lessons: What The Trump Era Taught Me About Covering Politics Over the next five-plus years, I learned a lot about covering national politics. Some lessons came the hard way: By being really wrong. So now that we’re about a month ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-24
  • Tuesday Night Owls: Media coverage of Deb Haaland’s ascent has flattened Native complexities
    Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. At The New Republic, Nick Martin (a citizen of the Sappony Tribe) writes—Deb Haaland’s Ascent and the Complicated Legacy of Native Representation. The congresswoman from New Mexico could make history if confirmed as head ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • CPAC’s 2021 ‘America Uncanceled’ convention cancels speaker over anti-Semitism
    Every year, the American Conservative Union’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is a who’s who of corrupt officials, big-money donors, crummy human beings, morals-free religious zealots, and self-styled whining—lots and lots of whining. Last year’s CPAC made it clear that the whining would happen inside of the convention hall as only VIPs were tipped ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Right-wing fraudster Jacob Wohl receives some bad news in his civil and criminal cases
    Right-wing salacious-lie peddlers Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman got hit with some bad news on Monday, when senior U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero denied the two men’s attempts to have their civil case delayed until after their criminal proceedings are done. Saying that any delay in the case could harm future elections’ ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • House Democrats urge Biden admin to end ICE policy criticized as ‘legal racial profiling’
    For several election cycles now, voters across the country have ousted sheriffs who’ve collaborated with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) through the flawed and racist 287(g) program, which allows local law enforcement to act as mass deportation agents. In just one example last month, South Carolina Sheriff Kristin Graziano terminated the agreement on ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • As COVID-19 death toll hits milestone, GOP lawmakers in South Carolina focus on girls’ sports
    If the growing number of anti-trans bills aimed at excluding transgender girls and women from sports are beginning to blur together, that makes a lot of sense. Why? Because—especially in the last few months, much less the last few years—there are a stunning number of them coming from all around ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Black girls are vulnerable to police violence, too. Is anyone giving them ‘the talk’?
    In January, a video of police officers pepper spraying and arresting a 9-year-old Black girl in Rochester, New York, became the latest in a long line of viral videos and tragic cases of Black children being victimized by police violence. Black parents and families have long tried to mitigate ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Here’s Sen. Ted Cruz texting during congressional hearing on Jan. 6 security failures
    The reason that Heidi Cruz’s texts became news was not because Heidi Cruz did something wrong. The reason that Heidi Cruz’s texts became news was because her husband, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, attempted to blame his kids for his bad decision-making. Cruz’s very elitist and irresponsible decision to take a vacation to ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Watch mother’s gutwrenching interview after her teen is arrested for walking after Texas storm
    In what seems to be a picture-perfect example of racial profiling, a Black teen walking home from Walmart after the winter storm that pummelled Texas was not only stopped by police but actually arrested and charged with walking on the road, CBS DFW reported. The charge stemming from Rodney ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • With exit of David Perdue, Georgia’s GOP Senate primary could prove a disastrous mess
    Georgia brought good news for Democrats on Tuesday and bad news for Republicans hoping to reclaim the Senate seat they lost to Democrat Raphael Warnock last month: Former GOP incumbent David Perdue has opted out of running in 2022.  Why exactly Perdue opted not to run isn't exactly clear. ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Domestic terrorism in the U.S. was once again predominantly from far-right extremists in 2020
    We’ve known for some time that Donald Trump’s presidency unleashed a tide of right-wing domestic terrorism that was especially notable for its increasingly lethal effects in its first three years. Now, thanks to a government intelligence report, we know that the final year of his tenure featured a continuation ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-23
  • Tuesday Night Owls. Dorceta Taylor: ‘Environmental justice demands listening’
    Night Owls is a themed open thread appearing at Daily Kos seven days a week. When Yale Professor of environmental sociology Dorceta E. Taylor wrote The State of Diversity in Environmental Organizations in 2014, she learned that minorities made up just 14.6% of the staff of environmental organizations even though people of ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-16
  • What’s happening to Adam Kinzinger is frightening … and telling
    As many Americans are aware, Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger is one of the 10 House Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump for his role in inciting the insurrection of Jan. 6. The conservative Air National Guard veteran, currently serving his sixth term in Congress, is one of the few Republicans ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-16
  • Black history should be taught in all schools—especially those with a small Black student population
    Maria Montessori Academy, a charter school in North Ogden, Utah, made headlines this month after allowing several families to opt their children out of Black History Month curriculum. The principal of the school wrote in a Facebook post that he “reluctantly” gave parents the option in order to allow ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-16
  • Biden ordered stop to wall construction after taking office. Builders appear to be violating that
    President Joe Biden on day one terminated the so-called “national emergency” his predecessor declared as an excuse to build his border wall, ordering a halt to construction “as soon as possible but in no case later than seven days” while his administration reassessed the legality of the project. Biden last week then informed Congress ... read more
    Source: Justice – Daily Kos 2Published on 2021-02-16
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  • Chinese man ordered to pay ex-wife $8,000 for unpaid housework
    Court's landmark divorce ruling has sparked a furious debate on Chinese social media over the value of the work done by a "stay-at-home wife." ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-24
  • Wife of “El Chapo” appears in court over drug trafficking charges
    The wife of the former drug lord known as "El Chapo" was arrested in the U.S. and is facing charges of drug smuggling and helping plan her husband's escape from a Mexico prison. Jeff Pegues reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • El Chapo’s wife, Emma Coronel Aispuro, arrested on drug trafficking charges at Dulles Airport
    The wife of infamous drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is expected to appear in court Tuesday over her alleged involvement in international drug trafficking. Court documents reveal the 31-year-old is also accused of helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015. Catherine Herridge reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • U.S. shelters for migrant children near maximum capacity
    Last week, U.S. border agents apprehended more than 1,500 migrant children, according to government statistics reviewed by CBS News. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • Sullivan says Biden ready for talks with Iran over nuclear program
    Sullivan also said the Biden administration has begun to communicate with the Iranians about American hostages. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • Facebook to lift Australia news ban, pay media companies for content
    Social media giant reaches compromise with government to tweak new law aimed at making sure local media outlets get paid for their work. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • Edvard Munch wrote mysterious message on “The Scream,” experts reveal
    For decades, the art world has wondered who scrawled the message, "Could only have been painted by a madman!" on one of the world's most famous paintings. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-23
  • Biden signals diplomacy shift in first address on world stage
    In his first virtual foreign address, President Biden sought to mend relations with U.S. allies. His remarks came the same day the U.S. reentered the Paris climate agreement. Nancy Cordes reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-21
  • Moscow court rejects Alexey Navalny’s appeal against his prison sentence
    His arrest and imprisonment have fueled a huge wave of protests across Russia. Authorities responded with a sweeping crackdown, detaining about 11,000 people. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-20
  • Anti-coup Myanmar protester dies after being shot by police
    After two full weeks of demonstrations in Myanmar, anti-coup protestors paused to remember a young woman who died Friday. She was shot by police during a rally against the military takeover. Ramy Inocencio reports. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-20
  • Chinese government influence over Hollywood movie content
    For the first time, the world's largest film market is not the United States, but China. The pandemic sped up a trend that was already years in the making. It has also brought out the Chinese government's growing influence over these films' content, which has Congress members worried. Brook Silva-Braga ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-20
  • Watch Live: U.S. re-enters Paris Agreement
    The climate accord's objective is to prevent the global average temperature from warming beyond a point of catastrophe. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-19
  • U.K. top court rules drivers are Uber “workers” entitled to benefits
    "Drivers are in a position of subordination and dependency to Uber," the Supreme Court's 7 judges said in their unanimously ruling. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-19
  • What the U.S. is agreeing to as it rejoins the Paris climate accords
    The agreement's objective is to prevent the global average temperature from warming beyond a point of catastrophe. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-19
  • 2 pieces of good news on Pfizer’s widely-used COVID vaccine
    Drug company says vaccine doesn't need deep-freeze storage, which could ease distribution, as Israeli study shows 1st dose alone highly effective. ... read more
    Source: Justice – CBS 3Published on 2021-02-19
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