Tag: loaded

Leaving Loaded Dice on the Table for Biden – BillMoyers.com

November 28, 2020
As he lays out his plans for his first hundred days in office and begins to fill positions, President-Elect Joe Biden is making it clear he intends to rebuild the institutions and alliances Trump has gutted. At the same time, his focus on rebuilding the economy for ordinary Americans as a community, rather than as

UK driver watched Netflix while 39 migrants were loaded into truck

November 20, 2020
The British truck driver who ferried a container where 39 migrants died said in court Thursday that he didn’t see the refugees being loaded into the truck because he was watching a “wee bit of Netflix” at the time, a report said. The driver, 23-year-old Eamonn Harrison of Northern Ireland, said in court that he

‘A War of Words.’ Why Describing the George Floyd Protests As ‘Riots’ Is So Loaded

June 19, 2020
As unrest has continued day after day and in town after town in the wake of George Floyd’s killing, a secondary skirmish has emerged: deciding how to describe what’s happening. In speeches and newsrooms and social media posts, people have had to make choices about how to characterize widespread, evolving unrest. Are cities in the…