Why Are There SO Many Confederate Monuments? – Origin of Everything

Origin of Everything takes a field trip to Washington, D.C. and explores the painful history and legacy of America’s Civil War. Danielle looks at Confederate and Union Civil War monuments and what spurred their construction after the war.

People Think Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Is ‘Calling For Civil War’ With New Twitter Poll – MSNBC

‘Mark My Words’: MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Reveals GOP’s ‘Chilling’ Plot For 2024

“We are in the midst of a rolling coup,” he warned before explaining the GOP’s end game to subvert the 2024 election. MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan said on Sunday night that Democrats could face a nightmare scenario in 2024 if Republicans control the House and Donald Trump runs again for president. “We are in the midst of a rolling coup,” Hasan said. “Almost everyContinue reading “‘Mark My Words’: MSNBC’s Mehdi Hasan Reveals GOP’s ‘Chilling’ Plot For 2024”

United Steelworkers accuse Exxon of union busting at Texas refinery

The labor union representing workers locked out of an Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) refinery on Friday accused the oil company of trying to “bust our union” by supporting efforts to officially remove the union with a decertification vote. Any vote would be tainted by “serious unfair labor practices,” the USW said in a statement that accused ExxonContinue reading “United Steelworkers accuse Exxon of union busting at Texas refinery”

North Carolina Republicans Threaten to Use Police Force to Inspect Voting Machines

Despite the elections board stating there was no evidence of fraud in the state Trump easily won, the state’s House Freedom Caucus is demanding the right to conduct their own investigation A group of Republican lawmakers in North Carolina who call themselves the House Freedom Caucus are conducting their own investigation into election fraud, saying they willContinue reading “North Carolina Republicans Threaten to Use Police Force to Inspect Voting Machines”

Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed sworn in as PM for second five-year term – Al Jazeera

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in for a second term, after he and his party secured a landslide victory in June’s elections. He has described the poll as Ethiopia’s first attempt at a “free and fair” vote. The vote was overshadowed by the conflict in Tigray – where hundreds of thousands areContinue reading “Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed sworn in as PM for second five-year term – Al Jazeera”

Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections

Reuters examined all 15 Republican candidates for secretary of state in five battlegrounds. Ten still question whether Trump lost the 2020 election. Democrats intensify fundraising as pro-Trump candidates aim to capture control of elections oversight in key states One leading candidate seeking to become Georgia’s chief elections official, Republican Jody Hice, is a Congressman whoContinue reading “Special Report: Backers of Trump’s false fraud claims seek to control next elections”

Reporting on Voter Suppression in Texas | Field Notes – VICE News

In this episode of Field Notes, we spoke to the team that got inside the country’s latest fight over voting rights. They met Texas Republicans working to pass restrictive laws and tracked state Democrats so desperate to stop those laws that they fled the state before they were ultimately passed.

The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40

In which John Green teaches you about a time of relative tumult in the United States, the 1960s. America was changing rapidly in the 1960s, and rights movements were at the forefront of those changes. Civil Rights were dominant, but the 60s also saw growth in the Women’s Movement, the LGBT rights movement, the LatinoContinue reading “The 1960s in America: Crash Course US History #40”

Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire

Emails and text messages obtained by Politico by Republican lawmakers in Florida have provided proof that the state’s recent voter suppression bill – signed by Governor Ron DeSantis in an exclusive event aired on Fox News – was only about suppressing Democratic votes and NOT about rooting out fraud. This isn’t a surprise to anyoneContinue reading “Republicans’ Emails Prove Florida Voting Law Was All About Suppressing Democratic Voters – Ring of Fire”

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