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31 Aug
Is Ivanka Trump The New Face Of Privilege And Global Suffering, In Places Like The U.S. And India?

article.wn.com/view/2020/08/3โ€ฆ

#IvankaTrump #Trump* #India #UnitedStates #World

"This is not the first time Ivanka Trump has used โ€œcheap stuntsโ€ to improve her image and brand. ..
.. She recently pledged to bring justice for #NativeAmerican families afflicted by higher rates of violence, homicide, and human trafficking by opening the nationโ€™s first Indian Affairs task force office dedicated to solving cold cases of missing and murdered American Indians...
... and #Alaska Natives. #NativeAmerican women and tribal leaders however remain skeptical towards her commitment to resolving the root causes of violence against #Indigenous women and providing adequate federal resources. (2) They point to a lack of concern during the last...
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21 Aug
Thank You, @CarterCenter

Carter Centre To Launch First-Ever US Election Initiative, Citing โ€˜Erosionโ€™ Of Democracy In US

Exclusive: Democracy Promotion Group Founded By Jimmy Carter Will Launch US-Focused Initiative For First Time In Its History

independent.co.uk/news/world/ameโ€ฆ
"The democracy promotion organisation founded by former president #JimmyCarter ๐Ÿ’™ is to launch its first-ever #UnitedStates #election initiative this year, citing an โ€œerosionโ€ of democracy in the country. The @CarterCenter has monitored more than 110 #elections in the...
... #MiddleEast, #EastAfrica, #LatinAmerica, and #Asia since 1989 as part of #democracy promotion efforts around the world. Although there are no plans yet to monitor #polls in the #US, this will be the first time it has engaged in a US #election at all."
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16 Aug
Internal #USPS Documents Outline Plans To Hobble #Mail ๐Ÿ“จ Sorting

'This Will Slow Mail Processing,' A Union Official Wrote On One Of The Documents Announcing The Machine Removals ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ

vice.com/amp/en_us/artiโ€ฆ
"The United States Postal Service proposed removing 20 percent of letter sorting machines it uses around the country before revising the plan weeks later to closer to 15 percent of all machines, meaning 502 will be taken out of service, according to documents obtained by... Image
... Motherboard outlining the agencyโ€™s plans. #USPS workers told Motherboard this will slow their ability to sort #mail."

"One of the documents also suggests these changes were in the works before #LouisDeJoy, a top #Trump donor and #Republican fundraiser, became... Image
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1 Aug
'Youโ€™ve Been Trumped Too'

The Documentary That Trump โ€˜Doesnโ€™t Want You To Seeโ€™ To Be Released Worldwide

#Trump* Has Tried To Block The Film From Being Seen For The Past Four Years

independent.co.uk/arts-entertainโ€ฆ
"A damning documentary about Donald #Trump* that the US president โ€œdoesnโ€™t want you to seeโ€ is getting released worldwide."

"Having been held back by legal threats from the #TrumpOrganisation for the past four years, 'Youโ€™ve Been Trumped Too' has been picked up for release...
... and will arrive less than three months before the #2020Election. The documentary explores the โ€œdeeply troublingโ€ confrontation between #Trump* and 96-year-old Scottish widow #MollyForbes half a decade after itโ€™s discovered that the presidentโ€™s workers shut off...
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27 Jul
Samoan ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Chief Who Enslaved Villagers ๐Ÿ˜ข Sentenced To 11 Years In New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ

New Zealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Based Samoan ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Chief Joseph Auga Matamata Used 13 Of His Countrymen As Slaves Over A Quarter Of Century

theguardian.com/world/2020/julโ€ฆ #NewZealand #Slavery
"Matamataโ€™s case is the first time anyone in #NewZealand had been charged with both #HumanTrafficking and #Slavery simultaneously."

The offending occurred between 1994 and April last year involving 13 #Samoans ๐Ÿ‡ผ๐Ÿ‡ธ ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ from three villages on the island of #Upolu. The youngest...
... was just 12. ๐Ÿ˜ข The Crown argued there was a pattern to #Matamataโ€™s offending, with him bringing small groups of people to #NewZealand over the 25-year period for his โ€œown financial benefitโ€.
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17 Jul
In Belarus ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ, Three Women Unite To Fight Strongman Lukashenko

"Three women have teamed up to fight presidential polls in #Belarus, pitting "female solidarity" against strongman #AlexanderLukashenko, who insists the country is not ready...

dailysabah.com/world/europe/3โ€ฆ
...for a woman president. ๐Ÿ™„ #Lukashenko is standing for a sixth term in August 9 polls in the authoritarian country bordering Russia and the European Union.
The vote's result is in little doubt given his total dominance of previous elections, not recognised as free or fair...
...by Western observers. Law enforcement forces detained hundreds at opposition protests this week and three prominent opposition figures are in custody."

"But the contest has been shaken up by the decision of one woman, #SvetlanaTikhanovskaya, to stand for president...
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16 Jul
How New Zealand could keep eliminating coronavirus at its border for months to come, even as the global pandemic worsens

sciblogs.co.nz/covid-19/2020/โ€ฆ

#NewZealand ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฟ #coronavirus ๐Ÿ˜ท #COVID
"Since New Zealand closed its borders on March 19, the rate of COVID-19 infections globally has increased 50-fold, to more than 13 million confirmed cases worldwide.

All new arrivals to New Zealand have to spend 14 days in quarantine at government-managed hotels."

#NewZealand
"Each person has to have a #COVID-19 swab test on the third and 12th day of their quarantine period and cannot leave without a negative test result.

A shorter #quarantine period would significantly increase the risk of an infectious person being released. The swab tests...
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27 Nov 19
Ukraine denounces Apple for calling Crimea part of Russia in apps reut.rs/2KZ42qy
"Ukraine said on Wednesday Apple did not โ€œgive a damnโ€ about its pain, after the U.S. tech giant began referring to the Russian-annexed Crimean peninsula as part of Russia in its Maps and Weather apps for Russian users."

"Russia and Ukraine have both been highly sensitive to...
...way global companies identify Crimea, since Russian troops seized the territory and Moscow annexed it after a referendum that Kiev and its Western allies say was illegal."

"Apple appeared to have changed the way it displays locations in Crimea in its software...
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27 Oct 19
๐Ÿ‘€ Infectious Disease Specialist Claims Trumpโ€™s Unhinged Behavior Is Due To Untreated STD politicaltribune.org/infectious-disโ€ฆ via @dc_tribune
"From the beginning of the Trump presidency, it was clear to any observer that something about Trump is not the same as any other president or, indeed, as any mentally healthy person at all. From his seemingly pathological need to lie to his extreme narcissism, Trumpโ€™s brain...
...obviously does not function like most of the rest of us"
"But most people chalked it up to simply having grown up in an extremely wealthy family, or the fact that he was given a huge amount of money by his father to start his own business career. Some even think it may be...
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31 Aug 19
Why would anyone do this?

42 Wild Burros Shot Dead in the Mojave Desert...

$58,000 Reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of whoever is responsible for this sick crime...
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"Burros are federally protected under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971. Anyone found guilty of capturing, branding, harassing or killing wild, free-roaming horses or burros could face a fine and jail time.
The total list of groups who have pledged money for the reward are:
The Platero Project: $32,500
The Humane Society of the United States: $2,500
Lifesavers Wild Horse Rescue: $2,500
Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue: $2,500
Bureau of Land Management: $10,000
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