Tuesday October 20, 2020
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BY Masao Suzuki | San Jose, CA | 8/30/20
On Thursday, August 27, the latest report on unemployment insurance shows that the U.S. economy remains stuck in the worst recession since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
BY Brad Sigal | Saint Paul, MN | 8/27/20
At the State Board of Investments (SBI) meeting on August 26, Minnesota Immigrant Rights Action Committee (MIRAC) member Mari Mansfield spoke out, demanding that Minnesota divest its funds from the border militarization corporation Elbit Systems.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 8/27/20
Professional athletes have always been engaged in politics because sports, like everything else, cannot be removed from the broader political environment.
BY Jess Sundin | Minneapolis, MN | 8/27/20
Three months after the murder of George Floyd, and days after the cowardly shooting of Jacob Blake in the back in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the simmering anger in Minneapolis boiled over last night, Wednesday, August 26, after dozens of people witnessed what they believed was another police murder of a Black man.
BY Tom Burke | Kalamazoo, MI | 8/27/20
Joining hundreds of protests across the country, 70 postal workers and union supporters gathered outside the Arcadia Creek United States Post Office in downtown Kalamazoo on August 25.
BY Travis Albert | Milwaukee, WI | 8/26/20
On August 18, amid public outcry, political scrutiny and protests, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy announced that his so-called ‘reforms’ will be put on hold until after the election. While voting rights advocates can and should take this as a partial win, postal workers and concerned postal customers must continue to escalate and build a movement that can permanently end DeJoy’s policies of deliberate sabotage and reverse the damage that has already been done.
BY staff | Kenosha, WI | 8/26/20
August 25 marked the third night of the uprising that has engulfed Kenosha since the attempted murder of Jacob Blake at the hands of Kenosha police.
BY staff | Kenosha, WI | 8/26/20
Protests demanding justice for Jacob Blake continued here, August 25.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/24/20
Over 200 people gathered on a sweltering August 23 in a park here, before marching to the gates of the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. This is the fifth year the march on the state fair has been held.
BY staff | Lebanon | 8/23/20
The news outlet Al-Manar is reporting Hezbollah announced Saturday, August 22 that it downed an Israeli drone in the southern town of Ayta Al-Shaab.
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