Minneapolis Sees 65 People Overdose in a Nine-Day Span

  Drug overdoses have been happening so frequently in Minneapolis, the city’s police wanted to make the public aware of the situation. From May 28 to June 5, Minnesota’s biggest city had a reported 65 drug overdoses and one suspected fatality. The worst day was June 2 when police responded…

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Commentary: A Sovereign People Need Data Sovereignty – Now

by Ned Ryu   It’s time the American people woke up and understood what the big tech companies, many of which are now publishers and telecommunications companies masquerading as neutral platforms, are doing with their personal data. Respecting individual privacy is the most common concern you find in the media…

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Analysis: Bernie Sanders’ Education Plan Is Rife with Deceit

by James D. Agresti   Presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has unveiled a plan that he says will create “an education system that works for all people, not just the wealthy and powerful.” In it, he portrays the U.S. education system as grossly underfunded and racially biased, but…

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May Jobs Report: 75,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Remains at 3.6 Percent

by Mary Margaret Olohan   The U.S. economy added 75,000 jobs in May, while the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent, according to Department of Labor data released Friday. Economists predicted 180,000 jobs would be added and that wage growth would rise to about 3.2%, according to The Wall Street…

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National Park Quietly Removed Warning That Glaciers ‘Will All Be Gone’ by 2020 After Years of Heavy Snowfall

by Michael Bastasch   The National Park Service (NPS) quietly removed a visitor center sign saying the glaciers at Glacier National Park would disappear by 2020 due to climate change. As it turns out, higher-than-average snowfall in recent years upended computer model projections from the early 2000s that NPS based…

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Commentary: Ralph Abernathy and His Stand to Put Americans First – in 1969

by John M. Howting   The summer of 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of man walking on the moon. Before Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” however, another significant event occurred: Rev. Ralph Abernathy’s protest outside of the Saturn V rocket at Cape Canaveral, Florida.…

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Ilhan Omar to Join Black-Jewish Caucus Despite Repeated Allegations of Anti-Semitism

by Molly Prince   The office of Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar revealed Thursday she will be joining the House’s newly formed Black-Jewish Caucus. A spokesman for Omar confirmed to Jewish Insider that Omar intends to join the bipartisan committee a day after the Minnesota congresswoman expressed her support for…

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