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To Confront 'Systemic Failures,' DOJ Announces Federal Probe Into Minneapolis Police Department
"Yesterday's verdict in the state criminal trial does not address potentially systemic policing issues in Minneapolis. Public safety requires public trust."
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LGBTQ+, immigrant rights, harm reduction, and criminal justice reform groups, led by people who trade sex, launched a 20+ organization coalition, Decrim NY, to decriminalize and decarcerate the sex trades in New York City and state. News
In 'Paradigm Shift,' Manhattan DA Will No Longer Prosecute Prostitution
The announcement, said one reform advocate, "should not supplant the need to pass legislation that would fully decriminalize sex work."
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Members of the women-led peace group CodePink protest in 2020 outside the United States Treasury Department against U.S. sanctions on Iran during the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo: Medea Benjamin/CodePink) News
Amid Nuclear Talks, 40 Groups Urge Biden to Lift Sanctions on Covid-Ravaged Iran
"By prioritizing humanitarian relief for Iran and other sanctioned states, President Biden can follow through on his campaign commitment and demonstrate that the U.S. can be a force for global good."
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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) speaks during a news conference with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on December 14, 2020 in Washington, D.C. News
In Closed-Door Event With Corporate Lobbyists, Manchin Vows $15 Wage 'Not Going to Happen'
A top restaurant industry lobbyist reportedly "couldn't contain his excitement" at the West Virginia Democrat's remarks.
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Analysis Shows Richest 10% Now Own Nearly 70% of All Household Wealth in US
As 2020 came to a close, the bottom 50% of earners controlled just 2% of U.S. wealth.
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People hold signs calling for U.S. President Joe Biden to support a Green New Deal and end his support of pipelines and the fossil fuel industry in St. Paul on January 29, 2021. (Photo: Tim Evans/NurPhoto via Getty Images) News
Climate Groups Warn Reported Biden Plan to Cut Emissions in Half by 2030 'Not Good Enough'
"Science and justice demand that we reduce emissions by 70% from 2005 levels by 2030 on the road to zero emissions by mid-century."
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The reality of college tuition debt was on display at the Northeastern University graduation at the TD Garden on May 03, 2019. News
Sanders, Jayapal Plan Would Tax Wall Street Speculation to Fund Tuition-Free College
The Vermont senator's office described the proposal as "the most substantial federal investment in higher education in the modern history of the United States."
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People react after the verdict was read in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin on April 20, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) News
'Let This Be a Turning Point': Chauvin Conviction Sparks Calls for 'True Justice'
"This verdict is not a substitute for policy change."
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To Make Nation 'Stronger and More Just,' White House Offers Support for DC Statehood
The statement of administration policy marked the first time the executive branch has backed statehood for Washington, D.C.
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 Protesters march around downtown Minneapolis near the courthouse calling for justice for George Floyd after closing arguments in the Chauvin trial has ended on Monday, April 19, 2021 in Minneapolis, MN. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images) News
Chauvin Guilty on All Counts, Including Murder of George Floyd
One racial justice advocate said that there are "no victories today," for "justice would mean George Floyd is still with us."
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