Women Burn Hijabs in Iran as Protests Escalate over Killing of Mahsa Amini by “Morality Police” – YouTube

Protests in Iran continue after the death of a 22-year-old Kurdish woman in custody of the so-called morality police. Mahsa Amini died last week after being detained for allegedly leaving some of her hair visible in violation of an Iranian law requiring women to cover their heads. Witnesses said Amini was severely beaten by police, but authorities claim she died of natural causes.

Martha’s Vineyard migrants: Donations poured in and volunteers rushed to help – CNN

(CNN)In the hours after roughly 50 migrants touched down on Martha’s Vineyard in two planes sent by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, the island’s community — still jarred by the unexpected arrival — rushed to help the newcomers.”We received food, we received clothes, we received … different things, so much so…

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Mourning after the death of trans man Malte C.: “The hatred is increasing” – News in Germany

BERLIN taz | There were several thousand people who gathered on the Prinzipalmarkt in Münster on Friday evening. “The hatred is increasing” complained one speaker. A second was combative: It will be shown “that we are not intimidated by threats and violence”. The reason for the rally was Death of…

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“Bogus Charge”: FBI Raids African People’s Socialist Party; Group Dismisses Russian Influence Claims – YouTube

The rabbit hole of Russian intelligence is very deep, and the truth is that you wouldn’t know if you had operatives in any movement. Hopefully the investigation will vindicate the organizers, though I don’t trust the U.S. government much in this regard. Just understand that spies will play both sides….

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Ahead of rally, Patriot Prayer leaders goad supporters and antagonize Portland | Southern Poverty Law Center

A reminder from 2018 of who these people who stormed the capital are. Some of them are still active and politicians maneuvering to turn your state into a fascist hell right now. The far-right groups Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys will converge on Portland in a matter of days,…

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​​​​​​​You Don’t Need a Key if You Can Change the Locks | It’s Going Down

On Friday morning, August 5th, we threw a party for our neighbors and community outside of a yellow slat-board 4-bedroom on a quiet residential block. An anticipatory buzz was in the air as about 35 people: radicals from homeless encampments, anarchist affinity groups, Maoist pre-party formations, organizations like Chicago Union…

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The Two Sides of Women’s Rights in Bahrain – The Borgen Project

Bahrain, a small Middle-Eastern country off the coast of the Arab Peninsula, consists of Bahrain Island and 30 smaller islands. Due to its coastal location, Bahrain has greater access to ocean travel and, in consequence, a wider range of influences than its Arab-Islamic neighbors. These influences have made Bahrain a…

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Video: Med Students Leave Ceremony Over Anti-Abortion Keynote Speaker

University of Michigan medical students walked out of their white-coat ceremony on Sunday as an anti-abortion professor was about to give the keynote speech.More than 340 current and incoming students had signed a petition before the ceremony that said Dr. Kristin Collier, an assistant professor at the school, should not…

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Abortion Fight Needs to Include Transgender People

I said it once and I’ll say it again, this is not and never has been a zero-sum game. Many of the same things preventing cis women from getting abortion care impact trans and non-binary folks ten times over, especially if they’re Black or Brown. Source: Abortion Fight Needs to…

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