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Congressman Robert Pittenger said Friday that he wants U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to look into reports that schools are indoctrinating students with an anti-gun political agenda. His prime example: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools' reaction to a principal's videotaped remarks about gun culture, ...
"This event was always going to be for the people," said Tobin, a longtime political activist who worked on Ralph Nader's 2008 presidential campaign. "Being able to give back and empower the community in so many ways, including the Harvey relief, is a huge deal for us." There will be areas for people to ...

Prada just released a T-shirt featuring the face of a famous activist, and many are not buying it. The brand's SS18 collection was splashed with comic book heroines drawn by different female artists from the 1940s to today. Of this campaign, which was presented this past September, Italian designer Miuccia ...
WASHINGTON — An activist who worked on Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has set out to disrupt Russian politics by making it "as easy as an Uber ... Shkliarov's playbook comes from years spent working on spirited political campaigns in the U.S. He also campaigned for President Barack Obama.
Two street corners along Adams Street framed the battle for control of the U.S. Senate Thursday. Retirees ... David Jacobsen, head of the Northwest Florida AFSCME Retired State Workers, called for an investigation of Scott for chairing a political action committee that accepted contributions from pension ...
A Professional Troublemaker's Guide for Young Activists ... “Make Trouble” takes us through Richards's life in activism and politics: Before Planned Parenthood, she had a full and varied career that included union organizing, starting ... “Jared and Ivanka were there for one reason: to deliver a political win.

Trump fired Comey last year during an FBI probe into possible ties between alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. election and Trump's 2016 campaign. Both Moscow, Trump and the White House deny any wrongdoing. According to Halper-Hayes, the question people should be asking is whether the ...
After spending most of his adult life behind bars, 34-year-old Elizer Darris uses his time to effect political change. April 16, 2018, at 1:02 a.m.. Minnesota Man ... "It was just a way of asking them to think about, no matter what we have available to us, that each of us have something to contribute to society," said Scheel-Keita.
Bob Moses started his talk yesterday by asking the audience to say the words of the Preamble of the U.S. Constitution with him. “I'm going to ask you to think about the Preamble, and whether you can own it,” Moses said. Moses is an educator and activist who was involved in the Student Nonviolent ...
Over the last few weeks while conducting interviews with local political activists we encountered enormous responses from a few of our sources that we ... a questions-and-answer segment with Scottsdale resident and political activist Mike Norton to better understand his perspective on how local politics is ...

At the very least, we should not use age as a discrediting factor because of political differences. ... If the activists are too young to be listened to, it should not be a daunting task to prove them wrong via rational discussion. ... Today, millions of American students learn about Hamilton in US history classes.
Sinclair Broadcast Group's corporate mandates are exacerbating tensions between the company's local stations and its management. Journalists in local US markets are chafing at the company's requirements, including a new promotional campaign that echoes President Donald Trump's anti-media ...
However, Madikizela-Mandela's political activism was marred by her conviction in 1991 for kidnapping and assault, for which she was fined. She faced these allegations again during the 1997 hearings before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a panel that investigated apartheid-era crimes.
To do it this year, the Parkland activists and their celebrity supporters are placing their hopes in a 38-year-old first-time candidate and former minor league baseball player ... “Help us @Scholten4Iowa… you're our only hope! ... (“Democrats hate trickle-down economics; they should hate trickle-down politics.
It seemed only seconds ago that I had boldly dialed the number to reach the U.S. government, yet contrarily whispered, “Please be voicemail. Please be voicemail. Please be ... We need to start stepping out into the world of political activism and taking a stance for what we believe in. My second brush with ...
“For us, it's really about amplifying those voices as well.” Those activists who converged on Beacon Hill met with several legislators, he said, including his own representative, Spilka, for a conversation about, “An Act Temporarily Preventing Firearm Access for Extremely Dangerous or Suicidal Individuals,” a ...
Thus, the question posed to Parkland activists was a fair one: Will you address only school shootings—a nightmare that cuts across socioeconomic ... Parkland survivor David Hogg's speech captured this sentiment with both concision and a kind of charming orotundity that reminds us that he really is a ...
Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet loves people. That's unusual for a zombie narrative. Most zombie narratives present people as lurching, decaying, cannibalistic monsters. Misanthropy, paranoia, and loathing have been central to the modern zombie genre since George Romero first gleefully showed humans ...
“I wanted to make a difference through storytelling and political activism, but I am already doing that now.” ... “The truth is, us kids, we just want to be the voice for the people we lost, or for people who don't think they have a voice,” said Ms. Fuentes, who would like to eventually become an elementary ...


 

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