Puerto Rico Utility Workers Charge That Federal Government Is Hoarding Reconstruction Supplies

Puerto Rico’s electric utility workers’ union wants the USACE release a full inventory of the supplies recovered on January 6.

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Brazilian Right-Wing Fell Hard for a Fake News Story About Venezuela, Provoking Diplomatic Incident

A Brazilian man with an audacious plan and a history of psychiatric problems triggered commotion on social media and forced Brazilian and Venezuelan diplomats to intervene.

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Centrist Dems Launch Smear Campaign Against Young Trans Woman, All to Keep an Old Straight White Man in Power

Why are establishment Democrats so determined to prevent the first trans woman from becoming a U.S. Senator?

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Justice Department Helped Washington State Prosecutor Target Facebook Records of Anti-Pipeline Activists

A warrant for the Facebook page of a climate justice group was granted on the third try after Facebook suggested the county seek guidance from the DOJ.

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Florida Prisoners Prepare to Strike, Demanding an End to Unpaid Labor and Brutal Conditions

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, prisoners will stop all work to protest “slave labor,” price gouging, and unexplained deaths in custody.

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