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‘Don’t Look Up’ Inspires Climate Change Activists in France

On top of being Netflix’s second most watched movie (according to Netflix) and racking up four Oscar nominations, Adam McKay’s star-studded political satire “Don’t Look Up” also inspired tens of thousands to march against climate change in France on Saturday. More than 80,000 people protested peacefully in multiple cities in France on Saturday, including 32,000 […]

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GOP activists seek ‘Republican George Soros’ to combat crime, anarchy

The Republican Party needs a concerted effort to combat the influence that billionaire George Soros has had on quality of life in New York City, GOP insiders say.

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MUBI Acquires Sundance Doc ‘Free Chol Soo Lee,’ U.S. Theatrical Release Set for 2022 (EXCLUSIVE)

“Free Chol Soo Lee” has been acquired by global distributor, streamer and production company MUBI. The documentary, which premiered last week at the Sundance Film Festival, will come to U.S. theaters in 2022, with release plans in other territories (Latin America, Ireland, Germany, Austria, Italy, Turkey, the U.K. and other parts of North America) to […]

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2021 100 Most Influential Young Africans list announced by Avance Media

– Advertisement – Leading African PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has announced the 6th publication of its annual ranking of 100 Most Influential Young Africans, a list that celebrates the brightest and successful young Africans in various fields across the continent. With 52 males and 48 females representing 32 countries on the continent, this […]

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Hey Albany don’t be ‘block’heads and help Eric Adams fight NYC crime surge

Adams calls for help from numerous power centers beyond his control. He is asking the courts, district attorneys, federal government and Albany to join the NYPD in saving New York from the plague of violence.  One immediate reaction was heartening, with Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg apparently changing his tune on gun prosecutions. Mr. Softie had […]

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Mayor Adams’ plan to tackle crime is complicated — but it might actually work

plan to make New York safe landed on the table with a big fat plop Monday. It’s dauntingly complicated, it’s over-stuffed with concessions to grasping social activists and it’s impossibly dependent on actors far beyond the mayor’s control.  But it just might make a difference.  Urban America’s public-safety debate — absolutely unhinged two years ago […]

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‘To the End’ Review: A Documentary About Trying to Change the Systems Enabling Climate Change

Unstoppable force meets immovable object in “To the End.” Rachel Lears’ documentary inspires in its portrait of youthful activists organizing to push impactful climate-change policies into American political reality — and exasperates in the resistance with which that urgent quest is greeted on both sides of the entrenched-power aisle. Covering several years of fast-moving events, […]

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Biden acts much more like Putin’s puppet than Trump ever did

Back in 2017, Walter Russell Mead wrote: If Donald Trump “were the Manchurian candidate that people keep wanting to believe that he is, here are some of the things he’d be doing: “Russian collusion” narrative that the press pushed for his entire presidency has been thoroughly exploded. But someone is doing these things, right now. […]

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Room Full Of Vultures: Jay-Z’s Team Roc Puts A Foot On Department Of Justice To Investigate Allegedly Shady Kansas City Police Department

Bossip Video If can’t respect that… Source: New York Daily News / Getty Jay-Z got a whole lot of criticism, side-eyes, and outright slander following the announcement that he would be partnering with the NFL in the wake of the Colin Kaepernick blackballing. Some of that criticism was rightfully deserved. The road to hell is […]

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Cop Convicted Of Killing Laquan McDonald Will Be Released After 3 Years, Activists Plan Transit Shutdown To Demand Federal Charges

Sixteen shots, one cover-up, and three years in prison later, a killer cop will soon be back on the streets. Source: Chicago Tribune / Getty It seems like just yesterday, millions of people across Chicago and the rest of the country breathed a sigh of relief that a White cop was held accountable for killing […]

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Biden’s a dud man walking

declared his opponents traitors and racists.  Included in that category were Democrats as well as Republicans, leading even members of his own party to concede Biden had gone too far.  The scene was Atlanta where he gave a speech filled with distortions and extremely nasty attacks, as when the president challenged those who refuse to […]

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Accusations fly as ‘demoralized’ Dems point fingers in wake of filibuster fallout

collapse of President Biden’s legislative agenda — with calls for drastic change coming from every corner of the dispirited party. “I don’t know if the right word is ‘apoplectic’ or ‘demoralized,’” said Quentin Wathum-Ocama, president of the Young Democrats of America. “We’re down. We’re not seeing the results.” One year into Biden’s presidency, his inability […]

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German court: Syrian man guilty of crimes against humanity

convicted last year of accessory to crimes against humanity and sentenced by the Koblenz court to 4½ years in prison. Both men were arrested in Germany in 2019, years after seeking asylum in the country. Serda Alshehabi comments on the verdict in front of the building of the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz, Germany. Victims of […]

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A taste of Southern lied in Georgia y’all

so-called “voting rights” was stupid, divisive and full of lies, and it also exposed his impotence. Inflation has hit a 40-year high, store shelves are empty, COVID numbers are at record levels with tests in scarce supply, violent crime is surging in blue cities and millions of illegal immigrants are still pouring over the southern […]

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James Mtume, Jazz Great Best Known for Notorious B.I.G.-Sampled Hit ‘Juicy Fruit,’ Dies at 76

James Mtume, the R&B and jazz percussionist, recording artist and producer best known for the 1983 smash “Juicy Fruit” and his work with Miles Davis and other top jazz musicians, has died at the age of 76. The news was confirmed by his son to Pitchfork, among other sources; no cause was cited. Mtume’s affiliation […]

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TN Activist David Hayes Arrested And Allegedly Assaulted By Police At City Meeting About Policing [VIDEO]

You can’t reform this! Source: Douglas Sacha / Getty Every time police seem to take one step forward towards actually protecting and serving, the boys in blue can’t wait to take several steps back and drag Black citizens with them. Knox News reports a meeting held by the city of Knoxville, TN to improve relations […]

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How a Category 5 hurricane could wipe out New York City for good

The Next Civil War: Dispatches from the American Future” (Simon & Schuster), out Tuesday. “Several witnesses report seeing a baby floating in a stroller.” Even when the water starts to recede, the damage is unprecedented. “Prospect Park isn’t Prospect Park anymore,” continues Marche. “The trees have tumbled. Whole families are curled up inside the sweep […]

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Apple iPhone factory workers ate rotten food in rat-filled dorms: investigation

Apple pays out holiday bonuses of up to $180,000 to some US engineers. The situation was thrust into the public eye when 159 women were hospitalized for food poisoning in mid-December, sparking a rare worker protest.  Apple has since indefinitely put the Foxconn-run plant “on probation” and says it will not be reopened until it […]

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Three bodies found, but scores buried by landslide at Myanmar jade mine

At least 50 people are unaccounted for following the landslide, according to an official.Myanmar Fire Services Department/Handout via REUTERS Deadly landslides and other accidents are common in Hpakant, the center of Myanmar’s secretive jade industry which draws poor workers from across Myanmar in search of gems mostly for export to China. In a landslide last weekend, media reported […]

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