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In the Wake of the Riots: The Blowback from Defeating Trump was Criminalizing Dissent

In the Wake of the Riots: The Blowback from Defeating Trump was Criminalizing Dissent

1 hour ago   |   MintPress News

The Capitol building riot of January 6 marked the messiest transition in the recent history of ruling class power from one chief executive of the capitalist world to the next...
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Antifa is GOP? Oregon Dems blast ‘relentless Republican attacks on values' after anarchist rioters trash party's Portland HQ

Antifa is GOP? Oregon Dems blast ‘relentless Republican attacks on values' after anarchist rioters trash party's Portland HQ

1 hour ago   |   RT

Oregon's Democratic Party has responded to Antifa's Inauguration Day attack on its Portland headquarters by insinuating that Republicans are to blame and making no mention of...
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EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants

EU urges US to draft joint rule book to rein in tech giants

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

BRUSSELS - The European Union on Tuesday called on U.S. President Joe Biden to help draw up a common rule book to rein in the power of big tech companies like Facebook and...
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Sen. Ed Markey wrote a scathing letter to Mark Zuckerberg condemning Facebook groups as 'breeding grounds for hate' and 'venues for coordination of violence'

Sen. Ed Markey wrote a scathing letter to Mark Zuckerberg condemning Facebook groups as 'breeding grounds for hate' and 'venues for coordination of violence'

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement US Sen. Ed Markey wrote a scathing letter to Mark Zuckerberg condemning Facebook's method of recommending political groups to users on its platform. A...
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Trump Presidency May Have ‘Permanently Damaged' Democracy, Says EU Chief

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

European leaders have expressed concern about the role of social media in spreading disinformation and unrest after the riot at the U.S. Capitol.
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How Biden Can Achieve a Russian Restoration

9 hours ago   |   The New Republic

Volcanic protests erupted across Russia in the first weekend of Joe Biden's presidency, adding the challenge of Putinism under duress to the more familiar challenge of dealing...
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Telegram, Pro-Democracy Tool, Struggles Over New Fans From Far Right

10 hours ago   |   NY Times

The app has helped fuel democracy movements in Iran and Belarus but now faces scrutiny as extremists and conspiracy theorists flock to it amid crackdowns by Facebook and...
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Justice John Cannon Few: The Duty To Listen

11 hours ago   |   FOX News

This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court, Justice John Cannon Few Justice Few shares the importance of a judge showing deference to the...
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Biden administration calls on Russia to free jailed opposition leader Navalny as well as pro-democracy protesters

Biden administration calls on Russia to free jailed opposition leader Navalny as well as pro-democracy protesters

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement On Wednesday, the Biden administration strengthened its calls for Russia to release opposition figure Alexei Navalny. He also called for the release of...
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Hurd: If the GOP Wants a Future, It Must Look in The Mirror

20 hours ago   |   DCCC

Op-Ed Rebukes GOP, Calls on House Republicans to Own Their Part in National Discord Former Texas Congressman Will Hurd is calling on his former colleagues and national party to...
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Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US...

Putin tells Biden in first phone talks that normalization of Russian-US relations would benefit everyone

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden held their first phone call on Tuesday, discussing options to prolong the New START treaty, cooperation in battling... Read more ...

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

Biden dealt blow on 100-day deportation moratorium

A federal judge in Texas on Tuesday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day moratorium on most deportations, delivering an initial blow for President Joe... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

President Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing. Read more ...

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart on Tuesday launched a line of cannabis-infused oil drops and soft-baked chews for dogs, months after the successful release of her cannabidiol... Read more ...

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

The state paid out $114 billion in claims so far and says 10% of that is fraud, amounting to $11 billion. Read more ...