Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has broken a long silence over his lengthy report on the 2016 Trump campaign. Mueller, with his stoic public appearance and no-nonsense attitude, finally commented publicly on his investigation due to President Donald Trump’s recent actions. In a surprising and unprecedented move, the president just …

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Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

America has entered a reckoning period with its history of systemic (and systematic) racism. In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter protests have demanded the end of racist police brutality. This has spilled over into broader discussions of racism in the US. Likely democratic presidential …

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Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

In the hours following the first arrest under a controversial new law, Hong Kongers are protesting in the streets. Citizens of the unique city are railing against what they characterize as attempts by Beijing to curtail their freedoms. Hong Kong, which was a British colony until 1997, has enjoyed unique …

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Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Following the controversial death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, protests have engulfed the US. Black Lives Matter movements all over the country have called for an end to systematic, racist police brutality against black people. Some police departments and republican lawmakers have met …

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Republicans Stand to Lose Power in Washington for Years in November

Republicans Stand to Lose Power in Washington for Years in November

The 2020 election could be disastrous for republicans in the Senate. As Trump slips precipitously in the polls, he could also threaten his party’s chances of holding their Senate majority. Current Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, meanwhile, has confirmed that he has no intentions of stepping down from his role …

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Supreme Court Declines to Examine Qualified Immunity

Supreme Court Declines to Examine Qualified Immunity

The Supreme Court on Monday has refused to hear cases that relate to the qualified immunity doctrine. The move, coming amid widespread protests over police brutality, was surprising to many. The move to not pick up the cases was unsigned. In a dissenting opinion, Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the …

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