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Post-Pandemic Education Must Move Beyond Mere Job Training https://t.co/PMd10xZdjfMan Killed by Mexican Police for Not Wearing Mask Sparks Protest Movement https://t.co/WTclmUC7CgCOVID Crisis Highlights Urgency of Canceling All Student Debt https://t.co/T2UmJURNqEMore Than 20 Million People in US Face Eviction by the End of September https://t.co/AyDN1I1kLRAs education confronts economic crisis and COVID, more training for jobs that can disappear overnight isn’t the ans… https://t.co/awGbEZFLzkTrump Commutes 40-Month Sentence of Longtime Ally Roger Stone https://t.co/cdnYICJM4tMexico is confronting its own history of police abuses against working-class Afro-descendent and Indigenous people. https://t.co/WTclmUC7Cg
7/12
2020
Taking a stand against racism and police violence must include releasing all survivors of police torture from priso… https://t.co/DMdXteO13y"School will have to not just get kids back on track academically, but find new, anti-racist ways to educate them.… https://t.co/1I3zhvFl9DRaising Corporate Taxes Could Help Cities Facing COVID-19 Budget Crises https://t.co/EDIblLWUCIPublic Sector's Right to Strike Is Left Behind in Biden-Bernie Task Force https://t.co/0c0QpnAf0iGlobal Electronic Waste Up 21 Percent in Five Years — Little of It Is Recycled https://t.co/eRzWSPtIJZTrump DOJ Worked Secretly to Obtain Drugs to Resume Federal Executions https://t.co/ny7t6Bz2tERacism of Policing Resulted in the Torture and 18-Year Incarceration of My Son https://t.co/Z6nbohvVxSSchools Are Struggling to Avoid Worsening Inequity When They Reopen https://t.co/R4JX1EtSMD
7/11
2020
Brazil has gone almost two months with no health minister as more than 1.7 million Brazilians have tested positive… https://t.co/Donf2UO20bCharter schools, which are taxpayer-funded but privately operated and have no public oversight, have pulled more th… https://t.co/LGCJJ8WbWYIn the midst of a global pandemic that has already claimed more than 130,000 lives, the President of the United Sta… https://t.co/KiBDw3sNXrMore than 80 members of Congress demanded that Trump immediately withdraw a “cruel, senseless, and xenophobic” dire… https://t.co/HwQr5H3X8oOver one-quarter of households with children have reported food insecurity in recent weeks. https://t.co/xEF8OhMNHvThree airline industry companies slated to receive $338 million in public money intended to preserve jobs have laid… https://t.co/SwrUiWqaPjGeorge Floyd was buried in a cemetery surrounded by flood zones and chemical hazards linked with conditions like as… https://t.co/t6Dwr5Iux1The "new right" are co-opting progressive talking points about "the exploitation of Americans," but failing to offe… https://t.co/mdY3Ul1Ixo
7/10
2020
A new report found that diseases such as the coronavirus are spreading with greater frequency due to human activity… https://t.co/BOJuPxYwpeThe United States Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that nearly half the entire state of Oklahoma, as far as federal… https://t.co/qxXHFyPjlCThe Supreme Court was clear: The separation of powers stands, and Donald Trump is not a king. https://t.co/5NDkNAmQ07If you were hoping to see Donald Trump’s financial records before the 2020 election, today was not your day. If you… https://t.co/VbLCLlsjhy
Retweeted by TruthoutContrary to Mike Pence’s suggestion that the agency would be issuing out new protocols in line with the president’s… https://t.co/jZIXwtm9xfBetsy DeVos said that the health risks surrounding the coronavirus pandemic should not deter them from reopening sc… https://t.co/svRbdk43jYA new report found the amount of unpaid taxes from 2011 to 2013 averaged around $381 billion per year that is large… https://t.co/4zPFMYTKttAs millions took to the streets to protest against systemic racism, several organizations that are considered hate… https://t.co/LScZt8QxlYWhen Conservatives defend "liberty," they mean the liberty to exploit humans and nature for personal gain with mini… https://t.co/ixuXJPAsbHA public health official in Tulsa, Oklahoma, suggested that President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in the city las… https://t.co/D8ksLlTEOmTrump is trying to downplay the seriousness of COVID by falsely claiming the “Death Rate from Coronavirus is down t… https://t.co/wsBgQiDcv7BREAKING: The Supreme Court dealt President Trump a major defeat Thursday by rejecting his claims of presidential i… https://t.co/H17jWj3dFhDespite how essential child care is to restarting the economy, Congress has been unwilling to meet the crisis with… https://t.co/WTCkdPIupG
7/9
2020
This is what you call heartless: "DHS sent me to the border to see the separations myself to try to make me more co… https://t.co/iaGJ3PCLPCTrump intends to bully governors into reopening this fall no matter what. He has no plan to make it happen, and onl… https://t.co/nUQ3zipf1dTrump aims to ensure that no American or Israeli is brought to the ICC for war crimes and crimes against humanity. https://t.co/PLLi9oHeFDICE says international students studying at U.S. universities will have their visas rescinded and could face deport… https://t.co/WyHyxIkc0uThe Supreme Court sided with the Trump administration in a case that gave employers across the country more leeway… https://t.co/asEJSDPkVSThe United States is careening toward yet another #COVID catastrophe, this one involving millions of children.… https://t.co/qcJII9qtnV
Retweeted by TruthoutThe Supreme Court ruling opens the door for discrimination against students with disabilities, as private schools a… https://t.co/H6mPGLq2oHAlex Azar on Tuesday falsely claimed that healthcare workers "don’t get infected" with Covid-19 "because they take… https://t.co/BQI8n8G8Q6Popular reforms often take the shape of expansion, bringing the prison industrial complex into homes and schools an… https://t.co/OZuibyjdU2Despite soaring case numbers, Trump threatens to cut off funding to schools if they don't reopen after summer. https://t.co/7YyhNMAvWv"The effect — and perhaps even the goal — is to create as much chaos for universities and international students as… https://t.co/19HBZNB0q1some of my thoughts on community education as integral to justice work https://t.co/TFnfdz2hAO
Retweeted by Truthouton the NEW ep of @cornerstore_pod I spoke with @MayaSchenwar editor-in-chief of @truthout about prison abolition, d… https://t.co/LSPnQDKNOi
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7/8
2020
The Trump administration officially announced on Tuesday that the United States would be withdrawing from the World… https://t.co/PQ3RlHJGOZOver half of all American adults are in a database that's used for criminal investigations, thanks to their driver'… https://t.co/X8aJRbIpqFMary Trump chronicles how cheating has always been “a way of life” for Trump. https://t.co/RumDO8r6UnThe Supreme Court upheld a federal judge’s rejection of a crucial permit for Keystone XL and blocked the Trump admi… https://t.co/ZdkVEAttPnA mass outbreak at an ICE Detention Center in California has infected at least 167 people and led to the death of o… https://t.co/uJYS4jVatdThe shooting death of Breonna Taylor was part of a police operation to clear out a block in connection with a gentr… https://t.co/no3UpXpjG7Multiple companies linked to Kushner and Trump's children received PPP loans between $150,000 and $2 million, meant… https://t.co/GMPHe3mx5QSurvivors of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, are still in immediate need of things like housing and basic infras… https://t.co/B7wUpIvGkm“This is the police state that we live in, where they will spend tens of thousands just to make you get out of a sp… https://t.co/YojMY5esp5
Retweeted by TruthoutBREAKING: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has scoffed at risks of coronavirus, has tested positive for the… https://t.co/rXU3oS5HquThe bill would apply a tax of 0.1 percent on each trade of stocks, derivatives, and other financial instruments to… https://t.co/T7M2lKVG5dPoliticians are quick to condemn violence in popular uprisings but have spent their careers supporting and funding… https://t.co/sG03v44W33Students enrolled in schools that have already announced plans to operate fully online, will not be issued visas an… https://t.co/dDJISAJsAr
7/7
2020
As the COVID-19 death toll reaches 130,000 in the US, Trump is trying to win the election by claiming it is "totall… https://t.co/DxsCI8ehIoA twin-bill tantrum by a petulant president served as a shabby replacement for actual fireworks over the Fourth of… https://t.co/xm9PLgvHx5Bernie Sanders: "The United States — with just 4 percent of the world’s population — accounts for 25% of the world’… https://t.co/uSYFaCxTOnA twin-bill tantrum served as shabby replacement for fireworks over the 4th of July weekend, as #Trump delivered a… https://t.co/Jzh1GHwrTc
Retweeted by TruthoutNative American leaders opposed Trump's event at Mount Rushmore, demanding that he cancel the event. https://t.co/JJbfhaT2llA statue of Frederick Douglass, a formerly enslaved Black abolitionist who helped to transport other enslaved peopl… https://t.co/9iKxSef0MyThe U.S. public health system has no system in place for collecting and analyzing basic information on how COVID-19… https://t.co/K5RJ1dm3q4Facebook Workplace, a new Slack-like tool allows administrators to censor certain words, company spokespeople expla… https://t.co/DqtMqVR5FUA federal judge has ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to shut down and remove all oil within 30 days, in a huge wi… https://t.co/VG2pd8AaebNewsrooms across the country covering racial injustice and police brutality have to unpick their own racial biases… https://t.co/GgLDPZsrNW
7/6
2020
The “America First” reading list is nothing if not a virtual how-to manual for white resentment and violence. https://t.co/Tt6BNdKEI6We may be looking at a dramatic and pro-corporate restructuring of baseball as an industry. https://t.co/o6zh7TNQhSPolice reform is a time-honored counter-insurgency measure to quell rebellion. https://t.co/79FqxWIEJdHollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts Amid Virus https://t.co/pRripDO5bWSupreme Court Could Soon Show Us Why Trump Is Refusing to Share His Tax Returns https://t.co/DHxzaV1PSZCoronavirus Is Creating a Crisis of Energy Insecurity https://t.co/uV8SM81XfZFar Right Reading List Shows Link Between Its Literature and Real-World Violence https://t.co/Tt6BNe2fzEMinor League Teams Could Be Latest Casualties of COVID’s Disaster Capitalism https://t.co/o6zh7TwfqkPolice Reform Hasn't Stopped the Killings Before. It Won't Now Either. https://t.co/79FqxWIEJd
7/5
2020
My new column: Protesters Attacked by Police Are Suing to Vindicate Their Constitutional Rights https://t.co/5RDxOvQrVZ via @truthout
Retweeted by Truthout"Families are being torn apart--and told that social conditions such as not having a home, social conditions that a… https://t.co/3LQGklqgqB
Retweeted by TruthoutMy new piece in Truthout on "The Fourth of July Must Be a Day of Protest Against White Supremacy" https://t.co/9LQ4JqYvQd
Retweeted by TruthoutInstead of celebrating a false historical narrative of liberty and justice for all, we should be out in the streets… https://t.co/Ot8cWsl5RwThousands languish and die in prison because of bureaucratic hurdles and a lack of political will to fix the system… https://t.co/oZKhlaLgO3Betsy DeVos sold shares worth as much as $5 million in a secretive fund for wealthy investors that operates out of… https://t.co/AUNehkW6HLCommunity education cannot be considered an “add-on” — we must center it as an integral part of our ongoing organiz… https://t.co/UBcOC7Pqp4We Must Understand the Sordid History of Voter Suppression to End Its Use https://t.co/QQ4JDyP6RJThe NYPD Isn’t Giving Bodycam Footage to Officials Investigating Alleged Abuse https://t.co/qNFTHnayvDTreaty Defenders Arrested for Blocking Road to Trump’s Mount Rushmore Event https://t.co/ltE2geymvfThe Fourth of July Must Be a Day of Protest Against White Supremacy https://t.co/FyEgtYD8qONo One Should Have to Die in Prison https://t.co/s5MD1wGjXbWithout Radical Community Education, We Won’t Move Beyond “Comfortable” Reforms https://t.co/6M6bJpdRDv
7/4
2020
The bounce back in employment is certain to slow, especially if Congress does not come through with additional fund… https://t.co/loakQgCOu5Trump is insisting on having a firework display on stolen land in the midst of a pandemic, putting citizens and the… https://t.co/hYEYXWFYlhAs Independence Day approaches — during a pandemic that could have been avoided, and in the middle of a police brut… https://t.co/cDz0Z5QXDuIf you are in a situation with the cops or witnessing one that has the potential to turn violent you should be prep… https://t.co/qKO4OGqcT7
7/3
2020
The Trump campaign is selling shirts featuring an image that is eerily similar to the Iron Eagle, the official sym… https://t.co/LoWe6pIZwXA new study suggests that the official number of deaths due to coronavirus may be up to 27,000 short of the true bu… https://t.co/MIwpGNwKa8
7/2
2020

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