From Nazi Germany to the Pinochet regime in Chile, global parallels with where this type of repression leads should set off alarms.
— Read on www.commondreams.org/opinion/gop-book-burning-dictatorship
The leaks provided Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser with “a preview of Biden’s ads before they were public,” according to new court documents.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/rupert-murdoch-jared-kushner-biden-ads-fox_n_63fdaa49e4b0ecabbaa10e60
The state is moving to create a white-controlled district in an overwhelmingly Black city—with unelected officials, judges, and prosecutors.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/jim-crow-is-resurrected-in-mississippi
Evidence affirming factual bigotry couldn’t be used in a person’s defense if they’re sued under the terms of the bill.
— Read on truthout.org/articles/social-media-users-could-be-sued-for-defamation-under-floridas-anti-press-bill/
Declining federal funding has left the water infrastructure in Mississippi’s capital at the mercy of conservative state politicians.
— Read on www.thenation.com/article/society/jackson-mississippi-water-infrastructure/
Former Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich did not release to the public findings from his office that showed a series of 2020 election fraud claims were not backed up by evidence, according to documents released Wednesday by his successor.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/former-arizona-attorney-general-failed-release-report-disproving-elect-rcna71856
Emails reveal hosts and executives admitting their own viewers wouldn’t believe Fox if it reported the truth.
— Read on www.salon.com/2023/02/22/fox-insiders-admit-even-fox-viewers-dont-trust-fox_partner/
A growing number of people working in education and healthcare are receiving death threats because they provide support or care for LGBTQ minors.
— Read on www.vice.com/en/article/n7z8eg/anti-trans-rights-matt-walsh-execution-teachers-doctors
Social-emotional learning has been a basic — and uncontroversial — part of education for decades. So why are conservatives waging a war against it?
— Read on www.vox.com/the-highlight/23584837/social-emotional-learning-conservative-culture-war-in-schools
The Florida Department of Health’s inspector general closed the probe after the complainant wouldn’t provide further information.
— Read on www.politico.com/news/2023/02/22/florida-joe-ladapo-investigated-covid-report-00084075
The difference in interest rates may seem small — but it adds up.
— Read on www.axios.com/local/dallas/2023/02/22/texas-esg-policies-cost
Lawmakers in 32 states across the US have introduced or pre-filed at least 150 bills aimed at making it harder to vote, according to a new analysis from the liberal-leaning Brennan Center for Justice at New York University’s law school.
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2023/02/22/politics/restrict-voting-bills-introduced-us/
The FEC has ordered the New York congressman and professional liar to announce his intentions by March 14.
— Read on www.vanityfair.com/news/2023/02/george-santos-second-term/amp