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Puff piece on Barr shows once again what an amoral, power-hungry snake Mitch McConnell is

June 28, 2021
According to Barr—and confirmed by McConnell himself—McConnell repeatedly urged him to publicly dump cold water on Trump’s claims that the election had been stolen. As McConnell was asking Barr to speak out, he himself stayed silent about the outcome of the election even after Joe Biden had widely been called as the winner. Why wouldn’t McConnell

South Africa: Study Shows a Huge Burden of Undiagnosed Disease in a Rural South African District

June 27, 2021
South Africa’s massive effort over the years to test and treat people for HIV has drastically improved public health. But in that process, other diseases that are highly prevalent may have been neglected. The country has been reporting lower rates HIV-related deaths. But more South Africans are presenting with noncommunicable diseases such as diabetes and

South Africa: Survey Shows Ignorance About Big Moments in South Africa’s History – Like the Sharpeville Massacre

March 19, 2021
The yearly Human Rights Day public holiday in South Africa in late March commemorates the Sharpeville Massacre, when police opened fire on a crowd of unarmed black protesters outside the Sharpeville police station on 21 March 1960. An estimated 69 people were killed and 180 injured, many shot in the back as they fled the

Zimbabwe Shows Potential to Lead e-Mobility Transition

March 3, 2021
The adverse effects of the climate emergency mean that it is critical for the world to accelerate the transition to low carbon technologies to reduce emissions. The transport sector is estimated to contribute an average of 17% of global greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel combustion in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Member states,

Africa: Study shows vaccine nationalism could cost rich countries US$4.5 trillion

January 25, 2021
Paris — New comprehensive economic modelling shows advanced economies stand to lose trillions of dollars through vaccine nationalism – more than previously thoughtEconomic benefits of funding multilateral efforts to ensure equitable access to vaccines dwarf the costsAdvanced economies with international linkages have the most to gain from global collaboration on vaccine access and distribution A

Not a single person shows up for ‘Million Militia March,’ and state-capital protests fail badly too

January 18, 2021
The plans for the Washington march, coming on the heels of the January 6 insurrection attempt at the Capitol by the same crowd of violent far-right Trump supporters, were supposed to represent a kind of “Round 2” for their attempt to overturn the results of the November election by falsely claiming the vote was riddled

Capitol Attack Shows That Trump Is Basically The Leader Of A White Supremacist Terror Cell

January 15, 2021
MAGA loyalists on the dark corners of the internet – and even some members of Congress – claim that left-wing activists, not Trump supporters, orchestrated last week’s attack on the U.S. Capitol. But new reporting shows that the mob that descended on D.C. on Jan. 6 was filled with pro-Trump white supremacists, many of whom

Police body-cam footage shows standoff between cops and suicidal teenager

November 21, 2020
Newly-released police bodycam video captures a dramatic standoff between cops and a suicidal Florida teenager who then shoots himself moments before police riddle him with bullets. One of the bullets that struck 18-year-old Devon Gregory was from his own gun, the Jacksonville medical examiner announced, though coroners have yet to determine if that was the

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine shows promise with the elderly

November 19, 2020
Britain’s Oxford University and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine has produced a strong immune response among older people – and researchers expect to release late-stage trial results by Christmas, according to a report. The data published in The Lancet medical journal Thursday suggest that people over 70 who are at higher risk of serious illness and death

Alabama teen accused of killing five shows ‘no remorse’: docs

November 13, 2020
An Alabama teen charged with killing his family — after discovering his mother wasn’t biologically related to him — has shown no remorse while locked up at a juvenile detention center, newly released documents show. Mason Wayne Sisk, 15, is facing capital murder charges in the September 2019 shooting massacre of his father, stepmother and
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