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Stop Military Surveillance Drones from Coming Home
A federal authorizes the Pentagon to transfer surveillance technology, among other military equipment, to state and local police. This threatens privacy, free speech, and racial justice.
Anti-vaxx employee of school district that banned Pride flags shows up to work in blackface
Lauren Pefferle, a special education assistant at Mabel Rush Elementary School, came to work on September 17 in blackface.
What new culture secretary Nadine Dorries has said about BBC, books - and pantomimes
Once covered in bugs on on I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here, Tory MP Nadine Dorries is now in charge of Britain's arts and media having been Culture Secretary in Boris Johnson's reshuffle.
Nadine Dorries appointed culture secretary in reshuffle
Boris Johnson has appointed Nadine Dorries as culture secretary, giving a first Cabinet post to an outspoken MP who has previously accused the BBC of being biased and claimed comedy is being killed by "leftwing snowflakes".
Lafarge case uncovers French duplicity, hypocrisy, says analyst
French paper says French state was well aware of the conditions' under which Lafarge maintained its activity in ISIL-occupied Syria.
Universities pursuing 'divisive agenda', Gavin Williamson says
Gavin Williamson has accused some UK universities of pursuing a "divisive agenda" through actions such as "cancelling national heroes" and "debating statues".
Christian college sues over Biden Fair Housing Act directive
A Christian college in Missouri is continuing a lawsuit challenging a Feb. 11 memorandum saying that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will administer and enforce the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Medical groups denounce bullying, attacks on health-care workers as protests target hospitals | CBC News
National and provincial medical groups are decrying an increase in "bullying, attacks and violence" directed at health-care workers, as hospitals are targeted by large groups of anti-vaccine and anti-mandatory vaccine protesters.
Piers Morgan Cleared for Criticizing Meghan After Oprah Interview
LONDON - The British TV personality Piers Morgan was cleared on Wednesday by Britain's communications regulator over critical comments he made on air about Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, after her bombshell interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Apple employees ramp up criticism of secretive tech titan - Silicon Valley Business Journal
Apple Inc. - one of Silicon Valley's two largest employers - is attracting heightened scrutiny for its workforce practices, with employees increasingly speaking out.