Forcing teachers to tell parents about a child’s LGBTQ identity could create “immeasurable trauma,” one activist said.
— Read on truthout.org/articles/gov-glenn-youngkin-aims-to-force-teachers-to-out-lgbtq-students-to-parents/
The suspect has been identified by media as Ricky Walter Shiffer. Social media posts reviewed by VICE News appear to show a man violently angry about the FBI’s search of Trump’s home.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/z34mz4/fbi-ricky-walter-shiffer-truth-social
Gerrymandering in states like Ohio are pushing state legislatures to the extreme right, in fundamentally un-democratic ways.
— Read on www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a40872936/gerrymandering-ohio/
In the spring, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed laws banning LGBTQ and racial issues from classrooms. This is the result.
— Read on www.lgbtqnation.com/2022/08/teacher-quits-school-takes-display-historic-black-people/
Lawmakers are seeking to downplay the role that slavery played in the development of the United States, but history tells a different story.
— Read on theconversation.com/politicians-seek-to-control-classroom-discussions-about-slavery-in-the-us-187057
Executing a valid search warrant, FBI agents arrived in the morning to search the office. The word “unprecedented” was on everyone’s lips. They seized business records, computers, and other documents related to possible crimes. An enraged Donald Trump denounced the FBI and the Justice Department, saying not that they…
— Read on www.thebulwark.com/republicans-are-rooting-for-civil-war-trump-mar-a-lago/
If this was just routine political corruption by a few rogue politicians, it would be a problem but not a crisis—however—this cynical embrace of strongman oligarchy has put America itself at risk.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/views/2022/08/09/what-gop-really-loves-money-power-and-hate
The program unearthed old footage of Fox News commentators talking about Hillary Clinton’s email servers, but made it about Trump.
— Read on uproxx.com/viral/the-daily-show-trump-fbi-hillary-clinton-video/
Trump’s former campaign chair tells Insider he shared polling data with longtime business associate Konstantin Kilimnik to help secure business deals.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/paul-manafort-exclusive-interview-trump-campaign-polling-data-russia-kilimnik-2022-8
A Times investigation revealed a coordinated effort by state treasurers to use government muscle and public funds to punish companies trying to reduce greenhouse gases.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2022/08/05/climate/republican-treasurers-climate-change.html
FBI Director Chris Wray has now admitted to botching the FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, as his own Federalist Society connections to the anti-abortion agenda run deep.
— Read on shero.substack.com/p/the-director-of-the-fbi-helped-to
The Court claims that abortion will suppress the size of the Black community, meaning that overturning Roe will stop this eugenics impulse.
— Read on msmagazine.com/2022/08/04/abortion-eugenics-black-women/
‘Abject humiliation’: Kansas City Star editorial dances on Eric Greitens political grave
— Read on www.rawstory.com/eric-greitens-2657799687/
The number of traffic stops in Chicago has increased exponentially since 2015, following a lawsuit settlement that restricted the use stop-and-frisk.
— Read on blockclubchicago.org/2022/08/01/chicago-police-stopped-black-drivers-5-times-more-often-than-white-drivers-in-2021-state-report-says/