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Democrats Lost Virginia By Ignoring Parents. Snow Days Show They Still Are
Schools may be a local issue, but how they are runespecially during the pandemiccan stoke the outrage politics that define many state and national races.
Oakland-Made Documentary 'I Didn't See You There' Puts Disability in a Political Lens | KQED
Last year's Sundance edition featured local filmmakers Nicole Newnham and Jim Lebrecht's Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution (on Netflix, and highly recommended), which integrated personal experience with a landmark 1970s civil rights campaign.
Queer Councilmembers Secure Committee Assignments
The seven new members of the City Council's LGBT Caucus have received their committee assignments under City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, and several of them have been tapped to serve as committee chairs.
A New Coalition Amplifies Disability Culture in the Music Industry
RAMPD, an organization of professional disabled musicians, will push for accessibility in the music industry, including adding visible ramps to awards show stages.
Stop caging people with autism and learning disabilities, says Robert Buckland
By Shelley Phelps & Kate Whannel BBC Politics
Last year, the BBC found that 100 people with learning disabilities and autism had been held in hospitals for at least 20 years.
Clerk calls out voter suppression under new law - Austin Monitor
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 by Jo Clifton
On Australia's deadliest day of Covid pandemic, experts say we don't know enough about who is dying
Today is the deadliest day in Australia's Covid pandemic. So far this year, about 30 Australians a day are dying with Covid.
Sadiq Khan proposes journey charge for motorists in London
Motorists across the whole of London could be charged for every journey from 2024 under plans being drawn up to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.
Petition against Covid certification presented to Stormont Assembly
A petition against the Covid Certification Scheme has been presented to the Stormont Assembly.
Ron DeSantis touts his state as 'freedom's vanguard' but critics see authoritarianism
There are still almost 10 months until Florida's voters elect their next governor, but the campaign of the Republican incumbent, Ron DeSantis, appears well under way.