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1 to 20. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange 🤨👇🏼…
21. Assange a true HERO. The Siege & Injustice with Julian Assange 🤨👇🏼…
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The Miami Herald’s investigative series Dirty Gold, Clean Cash was named a #Pulitzer finalist for Explanatory Reporting. This series explained how Miami’s gold trade fuels gangs, guns and profits in Latin America. A thread of our work from #DirtyGold:
American consumers flaunt gold on their wrists and fingers but have no idea where it comes from — or who gets hurt. #DirtyGold
Illegal mining in Colombia generates about $2.4 billion a year in illicit cash — three times more than its notorious cocaine industry. #DirtyGold
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1/ Today The #Pulitzer Prize Board announced that three of @hannahdreier’s articles from her series on MS-13 have won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for feature writing.

Here’s a look at the stories that are being honored and how they came to be:
2/ After Trump seized on MS-13’s violence to promote tougher immigration policies, @hannahdreier realized that anti-immigrant rhetoric and police bias were undermining efforts to combat a brutal gang that preyed on Latino teenagers.
3/Her first piece (published w/ @NYMag) told the story of Henry, a high school #MS13 member who worked with law enforcement for about a year thinking they’d help him escape and start a new life.

Instead, they turned him over to immigration authorities.
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Every late night comedian last nite had a field day w/ #RudyGiuliani & his bizarre comments on @CNN & @FoxNews . Today #Trump officially adopted Rudy's insanity, saying there was no collusion, but if there was, it's not a crime so shut up Fake News. [more]…
We NY'ers have seen this whack-a-mole Rudy before. In May 2000 Mayor Rudy held a press conference & announced he'd been seeing Judith Nathan, and was using this press event to tell his wife, Donna Hanover, that he was divorcing her & wanted she & the kids out of {MORE}
Gracie Mansion immediately. He publicly threw his own kids out of house & home & Donna had no idea until the press calls poured in.…
In my book I HEARD THE SIRENS SCREAM I describe incidents in which he sided w/white NYPD cops against black victims [more]
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