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 2021-06-20 21:40 

NY Times

In Rift With Biden, a Dramatic Show of Force by a Conservative Catholic Movement...

A vote by the U.S. bishops was the most dramatic example of the conservative Catholic movement's reach since Joseph R. Biden was elected. But the contingent had been gaining strength throughout the Trump era....

 2021-06-20 21:30 

Daily Kos

It's going to take more than school board statements to make education more equitable...

This story was originally published at Prism . Since last year's racial justice uprisings catalyzed another worldwide wave of discussions about institutional racism, public school boards across the United States are being forced to take responsibility...

 2021-06-20 21:08 

Mother Jones

With New Leaders In the US, Israel, and Iran, Nuclear Politics Remain Messy...
 2021-06-20 20:56 

NY Times

Liz Cheney's Unlikely Journey From G.O.P. Royalty to Republican Outcast...

Dick Cheney always saw doomsday threats from America's enemies. His daughter is in a lonely battle against what both see as a danger to American democracy: Donald J. Trump....

 2021-06-20 20:56 

NY Times

U.S. Preparing More Sanctions Against Russia, Sullivan Says...

The national security adviser raised the issue of more penalties in the poisoning of Aleksei A. Navalny days after President Biden met with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia....

 2021-06-20 20:47 

Slate Magazine

Nine Children, One Adult Killed in Alabama Car Crash During Storm...

A sheriff characterized it as the worst traffic accident he had ever witnessed in his life....

 2021-06-20 20:45 

Vox

The UN has condemned Myanmar's military coup. Will that matter?...
 2021-06-20 20:32 

NY Times

Your Monday Briefing...

What's next for Iran's nuclear deal....

 2021-06-20 20:30 

Daily Kos

Author Q&A with Myriam Gurba: Bisexual stereotypes, #MeToo movement, and writing about trauma...

Myriam Gurba, a Mexican American, bisexual writer and advocate, is first and foremost an expert in her own experiences—as a queer woman of color, as a survivor of abuse, as a survivor of gender-based violence, Gurba knows her story in a way that no ...

 2021-06-20 20:28 

Washington Post

Joe Manchin, at the apex of his power, finds few allies in his quest for bipartisanship...

The senator from West Virginia has spent decades trying to bridge partisan divides, but many of his efforts are coming up short in today's Washington....

 2021-06-20 20:16 

Washington Post

'We don't want you here:' Sen. Ron Johnson is booed at Milwaukee's Juneteenth celebration...

The Wisconsin Republican had originally objected to making Juneteenth a federal holiday, arguing against the cost of an additional day off for federal workers. He later relented....

 2021-06-20 20:15 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Trump cowboy plots political future after Capitol breach...

He rodeoed in a Buffalo Bill-style Wild West show, carried his message on horseback from the Holy Land to Times Square and was invited to the White House to meet the president. But luck may have run out for this cowboy pastor who rode to national politica...

 2021-06-20 19:34 

MSNBC

At least 9 children, one adult killed in multi-car pileup in Alabama...

At least 10 people were killed after a multi-car pileup on Interstate 65 in Butler County, Alabama. According to the sheriff's department, most of the victims were children apart of a girl's youth ranch....

 2021-06-20 19:30 

Daily Kos

Alaska's tri-partisan House coalition is a crazy quilt. We're here to make sense of it...

Daily Kos Elections has calculated the 2020 presidential results for every state Senate and state House district in Alaska , where a coalition of Democrats, independents, and dissident Republicans controls the lower chamber. You can find all of our distri...

 2021-06-20 19:21 

MSNBC

How to stop growing gun violence in America's cities...

2021 is shaping up to be the deadliest year for gun violence in decades. Nan Whaley, mayor of Dayton, Ohio and president of the Mayor's Conference weighs in....

 2021-06-20 19:06 

NY Times

Eric Adams Says He's Worried About Release of Early Votes...

Mr. Adams is now taking aim at the city's plans to start releasing partial and unofficial vote totals on Tuesday....

 2021-06-20 19:05 

NY Times

Bipartisan Infrastructure Talks Collide With Democrats' Goal to Tax the Rich...

Many Democrats see the push for an infrastructure package as an opportunity to raise taxes on rich individuals and corporations. But resistance is coming from multiple directions....

 2021-06-20 19:00 

The Daily Beast

Why You Shouldn't Be So Quick to Judge Rappers for Their Bling...

People often scoff at rappers' affinity for jewelry, shaking their heads at the perceived foolishness. But the new docuseries 'Ice Cold' argues it's all about the American Dream....

 2021-06-20 18:50 

Mother Jones

How Merrick Garland Acts Like Donald Trump's Lawyer...
 2021-06-20 18:21 

Mother Jones

Have You Ever Seen the Adorable Pink Fairy Armadillo? No? It's... Amazing....
 2021-06-20 18:04 

Slate Magazine

Watch: Crowd Boos Sen. Ron Johnson at Milwaukee Juneteenth Celebration...

The bill making Juneteenth a holiday only passed the Senate after the Wisconsin Republican dropped his efforts to block it....

 2021-06-20 17:59 

The Atlantic

Janet Malcolm the Magician...

The late author could be bracingly clear or confidingly sympathetic, but her most consistent modus operandi was to obscure and complicate....

 2021-06-20 17:53 

MSNBC

One killed, one injured by driver at Florida Pride parade...

Surveillance video shows a man driving his truck into a crowd killing one person and injuring another at a Pride parade in Florida. NBC's Gary Grumbach reports....

 2021-06-20 17:41 

MSNBC

The Supreme Court ruled that a Catholic foster group could turn away same-sex couples. What's next for gay rights?...

Given the nation's high court is now the most conservative it's been in 70 years, is the future of gay rights in jeopardy? Sasha Issenberg and Alphonso David join Jonathan Capehart to discuss....

 2021-06-20 17:35 

MSNBC

Ruth Marcus discusses the future of the Supreme Court on The Sunday Show...

This week, the Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit - an influential court that often leads a Judge straight to the Supreme Court. Ruth Marcus joined Jonathan Capehart to discuss the future of t...

 2021-06-20 17:30 

Talking Points Memo

Juneteenth...

Read Gregory Downs' history of Juneteenth, originally published in 2015....

 2021-06-20 17:30 

Daily Kos

Reflective literature in school can encourage reading and improve literacy. Here's how...

This story was originally published at Prism . By Sravya Tadepalli When Shilpa Thirukkovalur was in high school, only three books throughout her four years of English classes were written by authors of color. Thirukkovalur, who graduated from her Westboro...

 2021-06-20 17:29 

MSNBC

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Ali Velshi talks one-on-one with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, who says the key to bringing the world to a high level of economic growth is global vaccination. The IMF wants to see 40% of the world vaccinated this year, and 60% by the next. ...

 2021-06-20 17:28 

MSNBC

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Pulitzer prize-winning journalist with the New York Times Magazine and creator of the 1619 Project, and The New Yorker's Jelani Cobb join Ali Velshi to discuss the value of critical race theory and why it's under attack by Rep...

 2021-06-20 17:15 

MSNBC

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot declares racism a public health crisis...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot declared racism a public health crisis and pledged nearly $10 million in COVID-19 federal relief money to fight it. According to a new study by the Chicago Department of Public Health, Black residents in the Windy City have a ...

 2021-06-20 17:13 

MSNBC

"How to Survive America": D.L. Hughley's timely guide to help navigate America while Black...

Juneteenth may now be a federal holiday, but it's still hard being Black in America. Actor, Comedian, and activist D.L. Hughley lays out the vast landscape of inequities facing people of color in his new book "How to Survive America." It's...

 2021-06-20 17:02 

Crooks and Liars

Propaganda Expert: Carlson 'Hijacks Your Brain' With Fear And Conspiracies...

Jennifer Merciaca, an expert on political rhetoric, explained how Fox News host Tucker Carlson taps into the fearful emotions of his viewers to spread propaganda. Merciaca, who serves as an associate professor at Texas A&M University, made the remarks whi...

 2021-06-20 17:00 

MSNBC

Sen. Jeff Merkley leads renewed congressional effort to revise the 13th amendment...

As President Biden signed a bill this week making Juneteenth a federal holiday, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Georgia Rep. Nikema Williams reintroduced legislation to close the prison loophole in the 13th Amendment. Sen. Merkley joined Jonathan Capehart to...

 2021-06-20 16:59 

The Daily Beast

CNN's Stelter: Why Isn't Fox News Defending Tucker Carlson's Wild FBI Claims?...

The CNN host asked why Fox's so-called "hard news" division hasn't delivered more reporting on this story since Carlson has called it an "incredible bombshell."...

 2021-06-20 16:57 

Vox

We admire these do-gooders. We just don't want to date them....

A neuroscientist's studies show that altruism isn't always attractive....

 2021-06-20 16:57 

CBS News

Gottlieb says U.S. needs new vaccine strategy as pace of shots lags...

"We need to think about a different vaccine delivery strategy to get the people who are still reluctant," Gottlieb said....

 2021-06-20 16:20 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Meet the Press - June 20, 2021...

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Rob Portman, Fiona Hill, Ashley Parker, Amna Nawaz, Cornell Belcher and Brad Todd...

 2021-06-20 16:14 

Crooks and Liars

'Keep Trashing Me!' Maria Bartiromo Defends False Claim No 'Armed Insurrection' On Jan. 6...

Fox News host Maria Bartiromo on Sunday defended lies about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol and vowed to "keep telling the truth." During an interview with Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), Bartiromo presented a list of what she called the "biggest li...

 2021-06-20 15:49 

Slate Magazine

VA to Cover Gender-Confirmation Surgery for Transgender Veterans for the First Time...

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced the plan during a Pride Month event in Orlando....

 2021-06-20 15:38 

CBS News

Schiff says U.S. should go "on offense" in response to cyberattacks...

Cybersecurity was a key topic during President Biden's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin....

 2021-06-20 15:33 

Crooks and Liars

Chris Wallace Catches Lindsey Graham Lying About Joe Manchin's Voting Rights Bill...

Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday called out Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for making misleading comments about a voting rights bill that he objects to. During an interview on Fox News Sunday , Wallace asked Graham if he could support Sen. Joe Manchin...

 2021-06-20 15:30 

Daily Kos

Exploring the magic of Zion National Park and tips for surviving the crush of the crowds...

After nearly a year and half in my home because of COVID-19, I developed a serious travel itch that simply had to be scratched. With the first dose in my arm and with the second dose on the horizon, I realized there just might be a way to travel this year...

 2021-06-20 15:24 

Washington Post

National security adviser Jake Sullivan says preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapon is 'paramount priority' for United States...

In appearances on the Sunday morning news shows, Sullivan also weighed in on the North Korean nuclear issue and Biden's meeting with Putin....

 2021-06-20 15:23 

NBC

[ Politics ]

White House says Kim Jong Un's 'dialogue and confrontation' comments are 'interesting signal'...

The United States said on Sunday it saw as an...

 2021-06-20 15:02 

The Daily Beast

Bernie Sanders Says Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Is 'Mostly Good'...

While Sanders offered up some mild praise for the proposal, he still expressed concerns over how it would be paid for, saying he doesn't support raising the gas tax....

 2021-06-20 14:46 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Sanders says no to gas taxes, electric vehicle fees to fund infrastructure deal...

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., says he won't support a bipartisan deal on infrastructure if it's paid for by new taxes on gas and electric vehicles....

 2021-06-20 14:36 

Crooks and Liars

Ron Johnson Booed At Milwaukee's Juneteeth Celebration...

Imagine how big a doofus you have to be to go to an event celebrating the passage of a bill that you almost single-handedly blocked the previous year. If you're Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, it's just par for the course. Source: Milwaukee Jour...

 2021-06-20 14:36 

Crooks and Liars

Republicans Have Conniptions Over A Pro-Democracy PSA...

Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom teamed up with RepresentUs to make a video urging people to support the For the People Act. In the video, Perry and Bloom play themselves set in the year 2055 in a dystopian society where the people have no voice and they have...

 2021-06-20 14:30 

Daily Kos

Citizenship for undocumented immigrants would boost economy and increase wages for all, report shows...

Putting the nation's undocumented immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would provide a massive boost to the nation's economy, increasing the gross domestic product by up to $1.7 trillion over the next decade and creating over 430,000 jobs, the C...

 2021-06-20 14:03 

MSNBC

Happy Father's Day to America's scared, excited, unorthodox dads...

Don't underestimate your wisdom — in whatever forms it takes....

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