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‘Shameful’: Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to serve in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration as the Secretary of Transportation, according to a CNN report. Emanuel’s handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting has upset a contingent of progressive Democratic lawmakers and threatens to halt any traction for the former Washington […]
‘Shameful’: Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager
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Tech companies promised schools an easy way to detect cheaters during the pandemic. Students responded by demanding schools stop policing them like criminals in the first place.

Colleges’ increased reliance on exam monitoring software during the pandemic has sparked uproar among students and faculty around the world who say the tools are invasions of privacy, biased, and ineffective. One company, Proctorio, has drawn particular ire for its CEO’s attempts to silence critics with lawsuits and personal attacks […]
Tech companies promised schools an easy way to detect cheaters during the pandemic. Students responded by demanding schools stop policing them like criminals in the first place.
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A Black man was stopped by sheriff’s deputies while jogging in a predominately white neighbourhood. The sheriff later asked him to teach deputies about biases.

Joseph Griffin was stopped by deputies from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office while jogging through Deltona, Florida, on August 27. Deputies said Griffin resembled the description of a burglary suspect, and detained him until they confirmed he was not the suspect. Griffin told viewers on a Facebook Live: “If something […]
A Black man was stopped by sheriff’s deputies while jogging in a predominately white neighbourhood. The sheriff later asked him to teach deputies about biases.
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Jacob Blake has horrific damage to his internal organs and may never walk again after police shot him 7 times. His sister says he’s most upset about how his family is suffering.

Jacob Blake was left with serious injuries after being shot seven times by the police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday. The 29-year-old spine’s was severed and his vertebrae were shattered by the bullets, the family’s lawyer Ben Crump said on Tuesday. Crump said Blake was unlikely to walk again. Another […]
Jacob Blake has horrific damage to his internal organs and may never walk again after police shot him 7 times. His sister says he’s most upset about how his family is suffering.
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Images from Portland show federal law-enforcement agents using military tactics to break up demonstrations against the city’s wishes

Armed federal agents, some from the Department of Homeland Security, have been patrolling the streets of Portland, Oregon, using military tactics and putting protesters into unmarked vans. Demonstrators have reported being arrested by federal agents without explanation as well as being teargassed and hit with impact munitions. In response, the […]
Images from Portland show federal law-enforcement agents using military tactics to break up demonstrations against the city’s wishes
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Mike Bloomberg claimed that ‘no one asked’ him about his stop & frisk policy until he ran for president — here are 5 times he addressed it over the years

In a Friday morning interview with CBS “This Morning,” 2020 presidential contender and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City falsely said he had never been asked about New York’s controversial policing policies. “Well nobody asked me about it before I started running for president, so come on,” Bloomberg […]
Mike Bloomberg claimed that ‘no one asked’ him about his stop & frisk policy until he ran for president — here are 5 times he addressed it over the years
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Boris Johnson broke this long list of manifesto promises to voters

Boris Johnson has published his Conservative Party manifesto for the upcoming general election. The manifesto promises more spending on the health service and no tax rises over the next five years. However, Johnson has a long record of breaking his election promises. Here are just some of the promises Boris […]
Boris Johnson broke this long list of manifesto promises to voters
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The killing of Atatiana Jefferson shows how police training needs to change: in some states it takes less training to become an officer than a barber

The fatal killing of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson by a white police officer has renewed questions over police training tactics and what exactly can be done to prevent unnecessary use of force. The officer, Aaron Dean, resigned from his post and was charged with murder Monday night. Police departments across the […]
The killing of Atatiana Jefferson shows how police training needs to change: in some states it takes less training to become an officer than a barber
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