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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
On the five year anniversary of Eric Garner's death, and one day after federal prosecutors declined to bring charges against the arresting police officer Daniel Pantaleo, activists join Garner's family members, including his five year old daughter Legacy, to march around the neighborhood where Garner lived and died on July 17, 2019 in Staten Island, New York City. (Photo: Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images)
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The candidates who will be on the stage for Wednesday's debate are:  Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Sen. Cory Booker; former Rep. Beto O’Rourke; Sen. Amy Klobuchar; former Rep. John Delaney; Rep. Tulsi Gabbard; former Housing Secretary Julián Castro; Rep. Tim Ryan; New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. (Image: NBC News)
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Leave it to the Brits, masters of passive aggression, to troll the clown of the western world into oblivion. From the moment he arrived to the sight of a giant penis mowed into a field, those in the U.K. have told it like it is with subtle snubs - no red carpet - and empty streets and in-your-face ridicule. The prize goes to Led By Donkeys, whose giant projections around London offered an unending feast of taunts, jibes, slurs and rudeness. "Doing the Lord's work," said one fan. We thank them.