Michael German, who infiltrated white supremacist groups in the 1990s, says the FBI continues to underplay the scope of the threat
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/20/fbi-white-supremacist-violence-michael-german
Meanwhile, a Republican tries to introduce a mini-Electoral College for Colorado.
— Read on www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a40050169/michigan-school-obama-racist-handout/
Black people had the largest amount of farmland they would ever own in the U.S. after the Civil War, but decade after decade, that land has been stripped
— Read on atlantablackstar.com/2022/05/18/just-about-all-of-our-land-report-shows-black-farmers-lost-326b-worth-of-land-from-dispossession-and-discriminatory-policies/
A clip from MSNBC host Ari Melber compared the stark difference in Carlson’s tone when he covers certain perpetrators.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/tucker-carlson-difference-coverage-mass-violence_n_6285e0dde4b02667554e15cc
From the Tree of Life synagogue shooting to the Jan. 6 attack, hate has built an online ecosystem.
— Read on slate.com/technology/2022/05/alt-tech-internet-extremists-financial-ecosystem.html
Through their voting rights and gerrymandering rulings, the Supreme Court’s conservatives have limited who “the people” even are.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/samuel-alito-roe-democracy_n_627d144fe4b0f0ea7afdcf21
How can Israel be expected to carry out a proper investigation, when it has already absolved itself of the crime?
— Read on www.aljazeera.com/opinions/2022/5/11/killing-of-abu-akleh-shows-israel-targets-palestinian-journalists
Parental permission to end for terminations and up to five days’ leave a month for painful periods
— Read on www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/12/spain-to-ease-abortion-limits-for-over-16s-and-allow-menstrual-leave
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has granted a request from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to stay an injunction blocking HB 20, which limits social network content moderation.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2022/5/11/23067002/texas-netchoice-paxton-hb20-social-media-law-fifth-circuit-appeals-court-grant-stay-ruling
“Why do we have laws in place that protect the eggs of a sea turtle or the eggs of eagles?” Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) asked.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/steve-daines-sea-turtles-abortion_n_627c8af6e4b0b74b0e7efbaa
Officials in Arizona are calling the acts “extremely dangerous.” Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.. See more videos about Videos, News.
— Read on flipboard.com/video/veuer/dfdb7c5d00
Justice Alito’s leaked opinion cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist who conceived the notion that husbands can’t be prosecuted for raping their wives, who sentenced women to death as “witches,” and whose misogyny stood out even in his time.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/abortion-roe-wade-alito-scotus-hale
The US supreme court draft ruling on abortion is an assault on fundamental individual freedoms. The Handmaid’s Tale author reflects on the issues at stake
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/07/enforced-childbirth-is-slavery-margaret-atwood-on-the-right-to-abortion
Senator Gillibrand asks men to imagine having no authority over their own bodies and accuses 5 SCOTUS Justices of lying.
— Read on secondnexus.com/gillibrand-justices-lied-authority-body