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A Climate Dystopia in Northern California

Naomi Klein

California’s divided and fire-scarred cities, reeling from climate disasters, need a Green New Deal.

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Rachel M. Cohen

It’s the third city to pass legislation supporting Rhino, a real estate startup, but tenant advocates are urging a veto.

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Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Jailed Ahead of Sentencing

Alex Emmons

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Internal NYPD Documents Show Cops Were Sent to Protests With Barely Any First Amendment Training

Alice Speri, John Bolger

Most officers at the George Floyd protests received only vague academy training that emphasized arresting protesters over defending their rights.

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The Business Class Has Been Fearmongering About Worker Shortages for Centuries

Jon Schwarz

Our so-called staffing crisis hearkens back to the colonial era.

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Republican Running for Virginia Governor Took Cash From Lobbyists Tied to “Woke” Coca-Cola

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Though millionaire Pete Snyder is mostly self-funded, he accepted donations from current and former Coke lobbyists.

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ICE Subverting Biden’s Priorities for Detention and Deportation

John Washington

A new report sheds light on how, despite orders from the Biden administration to narrow its immigration enforcement, ICE is still casting a wide net.

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Opposing PRO Act, Uber and Other Gig Companies Spend Over $1 Million Lobbying Congress

Zak Cassel, Rose Adams

After spending a historic sum against similar worker protections in California, gig companies continue to lobby on labor reform in Congress, new disclosures show.

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Longtime Bloomberg Ally Bets on Andrew Yang for New York

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Tusk Strategies, a firm beloved by the city’s elite, is backing the malleable mayoral candidate.

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Inspector General Rebukes EPA for Failing to Protect Communities From Carcinogenic Air Pollution

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The EPA’s Office of Inspector General issued a plan for cutting exposure to ethylene oxide and chloroprene.

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Nina Turner Opponent Shontel Brown Is Low-Key Pleading for Super PAC Support

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Turner’s opponent in the Ohio House primary appears to be messaging straight to pro-Israel super PACs.

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Deadliest Police Raid in Rio de Janeiro History Kills at Least 28

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Witnesses say that multiple unarmed victims were executed by the police in a raid on the Jacarezinho favela.

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