A rising number of law enforcement agencies are opting not to share statistics about hate crimes with the FBI — just as hate crimes are skyrocketing, according to U.S. Justice Department numbers. The big picture: The decline in reporting hurts efforts to accurately document violence against Asian Americans, Black Americans, and LGBTQ+ people, advocates and DOJContinue reading “DOJ: More police departments declining to report hate crimes”
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Do the Police Actually Keep Us Safe? – VICE News
On this episode of Do Your Research, we take a deep look into the reality of policing.
Let’s talk about Poland, planes, and power in Ukraine – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about the SOTU, Biden, and European worries about Russia – Beau of the Fifth Column
Let’s talk about fallout from the unthinkable – Beau of the Fifth Column
Russia Sees Record Population Decline As Excess Deaths Hit 1M
Russia experienced its largest population decline in 2021 since the end of the Soviet Union. Russia recorded almost one million excess deaths between the start of the pandemic and the end of 2021, as the country also reported its sharpest annual fall in population since the end of the Soviet Union. Pushed down by recordContinue reading “Russia Sees Record Population Decline As Excess Deaths Hit 1M”
COVID News: Australia witnesses massive spike, surge fueled by Omicron variant – WION
Omicron cases continue to spread virtually as a wildfire. Australia has now said that it has surpassed the grim milestone of a million Covid-19 infections with more than half of them having been recorded in the past week.
Pandemic boosts super-rich share of global wealth
The share of household wealth owned by billionaires has risen by a record amount during the pandemic, with millionaires also coming out of COVID-19 ahead, a study found on Tuesday. The World Inequality Report produced by a network of social scientists estimated that billionaires this year collectively own 3.5% of global household wealth, up fromContinue reading “Pandemic boosts super-rich share of global wealth”
Let’s talk about not talking about race – Beau of the Fifth Column
Omicron Triggers ‘Unprecedented’ COVID Surge Hitting Under Children Under Age 5 in South Africa
Until now, the coronavirus pandemic has largely spared the youngest children. That’s all starting to change in variant-swamped South Africa. The “highly transmissible” Omicron variant of coronavirus ripping through South Africa is putting disproportionately large numbers of children under 5 years old in hospitals, a top South African government medical adviser said Friday. The alarming development raisesContinue reading “Omicron Triggers ‘Unprecedented’ COVID Surge Hitting Under Children Under Age 5 in South Africa”