A Ohio couple has been unmasked as leaders of the neo-Nazi “Dissident Homeschool” Telegram channel that distributes lesson plans to 2,400 members.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/z34ane/neo-nazi-homeschool-ohio
The Supreme Court did not disclose its longstanding financial ties with former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff even as it touted him as an expert who independently validated its investigation into who leaked the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/01/27/politics/supreme-court-chertoff-leak-investigation/
Officials from India’s ruling right-wing party said American tech companies like Twitter and YouTube complied with demands to remove the documentary.
— Read on theintercept.com/2023/01/24/twitter-elon-musk-modi-india-bbc/
The Florida governor’s decision to block an AP African studies course is just the latest example of his war on the expression of beliefs—and the teaching of facts!—that he doesn’t agree with.
— Read on www.vanityfair.com/news/2023/01/ron-desantis-ap-african-american-studies-free-speech
Three members of the Oath Keepers and a fourth person associated with the far-right militia group were convicted of seditious conspiracy by a Washington, DC, jury on Monday for their role in the January 6, 2021, insurrection.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/01/23/politics/oath-keepers-seditious-conspiracy-verdict/index.html
Florida rejected an Advancement Placement course on African American studies, saying it’s “filled with” critical race theory. But scholars who helped create the course say it’s not in lesson plans.
— Read on www.npr.org/2023/01/22/1150259944/florida-rejects-ap-class-african-american-studies
But federal law doesn’t allow for the courts to reinstate the prosecutor, the judge said.
— Read on www.axios.com/2023/01/21/ron-desantis-first-amendment-andrew-warren-ruling
Micah Coomer, Joshua Abate, and Dodge Dale Hellonen — three men identified by investigators as active-duty Marines — were arrested on four charges each.
— Read on www.military.com/daily-news/2023/01/19/3-active-duty-marines-who-work-intelligence-arrested-alleged-participation-jan-6-riot.html
Presidential hopeful and Governor of Florida Ron DeSantis is trying to destroy his state’s education system from kindergarten through the University system. Banning curriculum and books and instilling fear in educators will rapidly deteriorate Florida’s education infrastructure. Already teachers are canceling classes, and schools are pulling books from shelves. Perhaps DeSantis knows he needs folks…
— Read on boingboing.net/2023/01/19/desantis-hopes-to-grow-his-base-by-banning-education.html
“Bigly” SCOTUS Investigation “Fails” To ID Leaker. But, Everyone Knows Who It Was | PolitiZoom
— Read on politizoom.com/bigly-scotus-investigation-fails-to-id-leaker-but-everyone-knows-who-it-was/
A Harvard Medical School class about treating people of diverse genders and sexual orientations became fodder for the right-wing outrage machine.
— Read on www.them.us/story/harvard-medical-school-class-intersex-children-trans
The administration of Florida governor Ron DeSantis wrote a letter to the College Board informing it that Florida was rejecting its request for state approval of Advanced Placement African-American Studies.
— Read on www.nationalreview.com/corner/desantis-ap-african-american-studies-program-violates-florida-law/
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The Kenosha gunman was due to appear in Conroe, Texas, and the Oak Room in Las Vegas’ Venetian Resort before both events were nixed.
— Read on http://www.newsweek.com/kyle-rittenhouse-cancelled-events-texas-las-vegas-1774551
Unpublished video obtained by the Jan. 6 Committee shows Twitter management shrugging off staff warnings the day before the attack on the Capitol.
— Read on www.rollingstone.com/politics/politics-features/january-6-video-twitter-files-1234661943/
A 40-year-old white man was charged with kidnapping, rape, and assault when a 22-year-old Black woman said he held her captive for over a month.
— Read on capitalbnews.org/kansas-city-kidnapped-woman-escape/