Reading Time: < 1 minute A measure of justice in Minneapolis — a rare case of a white police officer convicted for murdering a Black man.
Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s the size of Florida. And now the humongous Thwaites Glacier is closer to collapsing than ever before, as warm water runs beneath it. When it goes, it could take the rest of the Western Antarctic Ice Sheet with it, raising sea levels and submerging small islands and coastal regions around the world.
Reading Time: < 1 minute “Heil Tucker,” one fan saluted on social media after the Fox News host spewed neo-Nazi venom on his show, invoking the “great replacement” theory popular among white supremacists.
Reading Time: < 1 minute After two decades, some 2,300 American soldiers dead, and 20,000 wounded, Joe Biden is promising to do what the three previous presidents failed to do — end the US war in Afghanistan.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Mitch McConnell pushed to give corporations First Amendment rights, freeing them to spend unlimited cash on campaign ads. His problem? Some now oppose his campaign agenda.
Reading Time: < 1 minute CEOs gave Sen. Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) PAC a whopping $475 million last year. Do they have buyer’s remorse now that he’s warning them not to “become a vehicle for far-left mobs to hijack” the country?
Reading Time: < 1 minute Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has done more than anyone to marry money and politics, helping free companies to spend as much as they please to influence elections. But when some CEOs came out against Republican-sponsored voter suppression laws he cried foul.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Simon & Schuster promises a “revelatory” memoir by the former VP.
Reading Time: < 1 minute The Trump campaign was a fraud in so many ways, but this scam hit supporters where it hurt. Small donors were fleeced of a whopping $64 million in just two months. And the con job hasn’t stopped.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Elon Musk’s net worth soared by $140 billion in 2020. Jeff Bezos added $75 billion and Bill Gates a mere $20 billion. By one calculation, the country’s billionaires pocketed $1.1 trillion! Think they can afford to start paying their fair share of taxes?