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Why some Texas residents are ending up with $5,000 electric...

(Business Insider) - Texas residents who endured days without power during last week's winter storms are facing a new obstacle: Electricity...

Incarcerated Organizer Airlifted to Hospital Following...

(Truth Out) - Witnesses told the Free Alabama Movement, a group organizing against prison slavery and mass incarceration in Alabama,...

Attacks on Asian Americans highlight rise in hate incidents...

(USA Today) - The FBI collects national hate crime data, but data for 2020 and 2021 has not yet been released. Two hundred sixteen...

Grand Jury Clears Buffalo N.Y., Police Accused Of Assaulting...

(NPR) - Erie County, N.Y., district attorney John Flynn said Thursday that a grand jury proceeding has cleared two police officers...

Republican state lawmakers want to punish schools that...

(USA Today) - Lawmakers in several statehouses this year want to stop lesson plans that focus on the centrality of slavery to American...

Corporate Concentration in the US Food System Makes Food...

(Common Dreams) - Agribusiness executives and government policymakers often praise the U.S. food system for producing abundant and...

Austin Leads the Way in Cutting Police Funding and Using...

(Truth Out) - Austin City Council voted Thursday to use funds slashed from the police budget to purchase a hotel that will provide...

U.S. is worst among developed nations for worker benefits

(CNBC) - The U.S. ranks last among industrialized countries relative to employee benefits like healthcare, paid leave, vacation days,...

Fox News Ratings Free Fall Is a ‘Self-Inflicted Wound,’...

(Daily Beast) - The network fell behind CNN and MSNBC in key ratings figures for the first time in 20 years—a remarkable nosedive...

Pentagon, stumped by extremism in ranks, orders stand-down...

(Reuters) - The U.S. military on Wednesday acknowledged it was unsure about how to address white nationalism and other extremism in...

Over 1,000 Columbia University students on tuition strike,...

(NBC News) - More than 1,000 Columbia University students are withholding this semester's tuition as they demand that the Ivy League...

Biden’s Private Prison Executive Order Doesn’t Undo Mass...

(Truth Out) - On January 26, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a series of executive orders in the name of advancing racial equity....