Divided America

19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

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16 Nov 2021

Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Is Just One of Three Racially-Charged Cases Playing Out Simultaneously

The jury in the murder case against Kyle Rittenhouse broke Tuesday evening without reaching a verdict. They are set to resume deliberation at 9 a.m. CST Wednesday morning. The city of Kenosha, Wisconsin has been on edge all day with tensions thickening out on the same streets where Rittenhouse killed

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09 Nov 2021

White Supremacist ‘Creativity Church’ on Recruiting Mission with Flyer, Sticker Drive

A Twitter user Tuesday posted an image of a “Creativity Church” flyer that was found stuck to a windshield in front of an Austin, Texas Hobby Lobby. The flyer, adorned with anti-Semitic and white supremacist graphics, suggests some reading and a website for people interested in making racism a religion.

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09 Nov 2021

Wednesday’s National ‘Facebook Logout’ Aims To Hit Where It Hurts: In the Revenue

A racial and economic justice group is calling on people nationwide to hit Facebook where it hurts: right in the revenue. The “Facebook Logout” campaign urges people to log off Facebook and Instagram Wednesday to disrupt the social media giant machine that profits off ad revenue targeted at its users.

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26 Oct 2021

Dave Chappelle to Perform at Chase Center. This Should be Interesting.

Dave Chappelle has complained about “cancel culture” disrupting the rollout of his “Untitled” documentary, but at least one venue in San Francisco has agreed to host a screening and live performance.  According to a press release shared Friday, the Chase Center will screen the film and host the comedian for

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05 Oct 2021

Facebook Whistleblower Claims Renew Calls for Section 230 Repeal. But Who Benefits?

Facebook is firmly planted in the hot seat this week, which, of course, means calls to repeal Section 230 are again at a fever pitch. But, there’s a lot of confusion over what and who the policy actually protects, and who stands to gain and lose in its potential reform.

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27 Jul 2021

At Least Two Bay Area Residents Took Part in Capitol Riot Mob

It was an emotional first day of hearings in the House Select Committee investigation of the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol insurrection.  Four officers who were subject to extreme violence from a mob of Trump supporters in defense of the Capitol and the legislators inside testified to the select committee Tuesday.

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13 Jul 2021

Fugitive Lawmakers Bring Texas-Size Voting Rights Pressure to National Stage

What happens in Texas doesn’t necessarily stay in Texas, and that’s especially true Tuesday with more than 50 of the state’s Democrat representatives seeking safe harbor in Washington D.C.  Akin to the reputation California has for influencing progressive policy, the Lone Star State is often the patriarchal pusher of conservative

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