Two people in South Carolina are accused of conspiring to traffic seasonal agricultural workers and confiscating their passports.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/m7v38x/south-carolina-balcazar-human-trafficking-farm-workers
Michigan is facing two initiatives that would move toward privatization of\u00a0public education.
— Read on eu.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2022/01/23/dark-money-michigan-school-privatization/6607804001/
According to a report from CNN’s KFiles, “Stop the Steal” organizer Ali Alexander promised members of the right-wing Oath Keepers and Proud Boys that he would work with them during the rally on Jan 6th.The report notes that that video and others mysteriously disappeared from Periscope,
— Read on www.rawstory.com/ali-alexander-2656459570/
Ex-whistleblower says group enlisted his help to seek potentially damaging information on two members of Congress to prod them to back audits in key states Trump lost
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/21/michael-flynn-allies-allegedly-targeted-republicans-back-election-audits
Thousands of protesters are expected to descend on Washington this weekend for a rally against Covid-19 vaccine mandates,.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/tech/internet/organized-facebook-s-anti-vaccine-activists-head-dc-rcna12806
Rarely has such a long-running and widely accepted political and media narrative been so at odds with reality.
— Read on theintercept.com/2022/01/22/immigration-crisis-biden-conservative-media/
American Oversight found that groups in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin sent in false documents to Congress.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/republicans-7-states-tried-falsely-certify-election-to-trump-2022-1
On Wednesday, the FBI raided the nine-term congressman’s home in Laredo. It could not come at a worse time for Cuellar, who is in the fight of his political life ahead of the Democratic primary on March 1.
— Read on www.texastribune.org/2022/01/22/henry-cuellar-texas-fbi/
D. W. Griffith’s innovative feature film ‘The Birth of a Nation’ can’t escape the racist shadow that remains its main legacy.
— Read on faroutmagazine.co.uk/most-racist-movie-ever-made-shown-in-the-white-house/
A mother faces charges after telling a Virginia school board that she would “bring every single gun loaded and ready” if her children were required to wear masks in school.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/videos/us/2022/01/22/virginia-mom-loaded-guns-to-school-lemon-kayyem-dlt-vpx.cnn
Jane Mayer, chief Washington correspondent for the New Yorker, talks about her new reporting on the activism and paid affiliations and lobbying of Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, that Justice Thomas does not acknowledge conflict with cases before the Supreme Court from which he should recuse himself.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/justice-thomas-ignores-basic-ethics-where-wife-s-activism-lobbying-conflict-with-cases-131445829777
Budowich said that that he provided the Jan 6. Committee, with at least 1,700 pages of documents and sat for “roughly four hours of sworn testimony.”
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/judge-trump-spokesman-cant-retrieve-docs-back-jan-6-committee-2022-1
Two YouTube channels linked to the far-right extremist group Oath Keepers have been deactivated by the website, the Google subsidiary told Axios..
— Read on www.engadget.com/youtube-deactivates-oath-keepers-channels-130509458.html
A conservative group asked the House minority leader a blunt question about Jan. 6.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/kevin-mccarthy-billboard-campaign_n_61ea5827e4b04e26edbb36ab
At a press conference, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) said that some nurses don’t want to get the Covid-19 vaccines because they are trying to get pregnant. However, current studies show there is no established link between Covid-19 vaccines and infertility.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/videos/health/2022/01/21/ron-desantis-covid-19-vaccines-infertility-fact-check-newday-vpx.cnn