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How Dozens of Trump’s Political Appointees Will Stay in Government After Biden Takes Over

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Christopher Prandoni was just 29 when he joined President Donald Trump’s administration as associate director for natural resources at the Council on Environmental Quality. Last year, he hopped over to the Interior Department and became a close adviser to Secretary David Bernhardt, sometimes attending multip...
Tags: Utah, Chris Christie, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Oregon, Senate, White House, United States, House, Department Of Justice, Biden, Interior Department, Donald Trump

BLM Supporter Naomi Osaka Getting Her Own Japanese Manga

Japan has developed a rather unhealthy obsession for tennis player Naomi Osaka as the BLM-supporting individual is getting her own manga, an event that may have critics wondering if political propaganda will be present, which would be rare for Japanese manga. Osaka is notable for having various achievements in the world of Tennis, though some […]
Tags: Japan, Politics, Sports, International, Racism, Tennis, Anime, Announcements, BLM, Osaka, Naomi Osaka, Kodansha

The mysterious Utah monolith has disappeared (the verge)

A mysterious monolith appeared, then disappeared, in rural Utah | Utah Department of Public Safety The Utah monolith has now disappeared almost as abruptly as it was discovered. The Utah Bureau of Land Management released a statement that the “illegally installed structure” had been removed from its public lands by an unknown party, likely on November 27th, after receiving national and international attention. “The BLM did not remove the structure which is considered private property,” a...
Tags: Utah, News, BLM, Utah Department of Public Safety, Kim Lyons, Utah Bureau of Land Management

Protesters gather at Garcetti’s official residence for 7th day, aiming to block Biden cabinet role

Protesters staged a seventh-consecutive day of demonstrations outside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Monday, Nov. 30, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint the city’s leader to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles called Garcetti “the worst mayor in the nation,” and criticized him for his handling of the city’s homeless crisis, housing and police use of force. “We refuse to be quiet as President-elect Biden considers him for a cabinet ...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Education, California, La, Government, Senate, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, Homeless, Republican

Black-Owned Businesses Saw A Swell Of Support In 2020. But Has It Lasted?

Three founders of beauty and fashion brands explain the short-term and more lasting impact of the BLM movement.
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That Mysterious Silver Monolith In the Utah Desert Has Disappeared

Slashdot reader Iwastheone quotes CNN: A tall, silver, shining metal monolith discovered in the desert in southeastern Utah — which prompted theories of alien placement and drew determined hikers to its secret location — has now disappeared, the state's Bureau of Land Management said Saturday. The monolith was removed by an "unknown party" sometime Friday night, the agency said in a Facebook post. "We have received credible reports that the illegally installed structure, referred to as the ...
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Tech, BLM, Bureau of Land Management, Utah Department of Public Safety, Iwastheone, Bret Hutchings, Utah Department of Public Safety s Aero Bureau

6th day of protests under way at mayor’s home as group aims to block Garcetti from Biden’s cabinet

A sixth consecutive day of protests is underway outside Mayor Eric Garcetti’s official residence on Sunday, Nov. 29, in an attempt to persuade President-elect Joe Biden not to appoint Garcetti to his cabinet. Black Lives Matter-Los Angeles and Ground Game LA have vowed to conduct a demonstration every day until Biden commits not to appoint Garcetti to the cabinet. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Related Articles Famil...
Tags: Health, News, Protest, Washington, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Long Beach, Community, Homeless, CalTrans, City Council, Biden

Mysterious monolith disappears from remote desert in southeast Utah

Utah Bureau of Land Management officials say the 10- to 12-foot tall steel structure went missing sometime Friday night. BLM spokeswoman...
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Tokyo Trump Fans Gone Wild

Sexy Japanese fans of American politics have had enough. Y oshi Shimuzu got up to speak in his Trump mask at 2:55 pm, it was the end of a 3 hour rally and people were leaving. Maybe it was the chilly November air. Maybe they had an interracial Tinder date they had to get to. Maybe it was to let people who had been waiting, marching and chanting for three hours a chance to be nearer Trump, spiritually at least. Yoshi's mask was about $30 in a Ueno mask...
Tags: Travel, Japan, White House, China, US, Joe Biden, Tokyo, Prince, Biden, BLM, Pittsburgh, Jesus Christ, Trump, Melania Trump, Kawasaki, Bernard

Dispatch 46: ANTIFA in Atlanta – Proud Boys, MAGA: YOU ARE AT WAR

ANTIFA LARPer in Atlanta (all photos Michael Yon) 28 November 2020 Washington, D.C. I made the photograph above in Atlanta on Saturday, 21 November 2020. Today is Saturday, 28 November. I am back in Washington to prepare for White House visit on Tuesday. Just why I get so many invitations like this is anyone’s guess. My guess: In America, if you work hard, you will be rewarded. Unless someone steals your life and labors. Who worked harder during this election? One side worked hard t...
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, Florida, Usa, Hollywood, Featured, California, Washington, White House, China, Iraq, India, America, San Francisco, Atlanta, Georgia

BLM has increased racial tension, 55% say in UK poll

Organisers of BLM say findings show movement has exposed pre-existing fault lines
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Live Updates: BLM looks to raise $500G to back Dem Senate candidates in Georgia runoffs

Black Lives Matter PAC is pushing to raise $500,000 to support Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in the...
Tags: Senate, Georgia, BLM, Raphael Warnock, Democratic U S Senate, Jon Ossoff, Black Lives Matter PAC

Trump Races to Weaken Environmental and Worker Protections, and Implement Other Last-Minute Policies, Before Jan. 20

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Six days after President Donald Trump lost his bid for reelection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture notified food safety groups that it was proposing a regulatory change to speed up chicken factory processing lines, a change that would allow companies to sell more birds. An earlier USDA effort had broken d...
Tags: News, Justice, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Georgia, Usda, Joe Biden, Indiana, Dhs, Gop, Alaska, Homeland Security, Epa, Nevada

South Africa to make anti-racism statement ahead of England series after BLM criticism

Team will not take a knee but has decided to demonstrate commitment to inclusion
Tags: England, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, BLM

BLM raising $500K to back Ossoff, Warnock in Georgia Senate race

Black Lives Matter PAC is efforting a push to raise $500,000 to support Democratic Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock in...
Tags: BLM, Democratic Senate, Raphael Warnock, Georgia Senate, Jon Ossoff, Ossoff Warnock, Black Lives Matter PAC

Racial justice is a 'process, not an event', says CSA in response to BLM criticism

The board insists that team is engaging on racial matters with 'honesty, empathy and vulnerability'
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Black Lives Matter L.A. urges Biden not to select Garcetti for cabinet

By ERIC HEINZ, City News Service Members of the Los Angeles chapter of Black Lives Matter protested on Tuesday, Nov. 24, in front of the official mayoral residence in Windsor Square, saying Mayor Eric Garcetti should not be picked for a cabinet position in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration. Garcetti, who was a co-chair of the Biden-Harris campaign, has repeatedly said he is not seeking a cabinet position at this time, and his political team has told City News Service since Election Day ...
Tags: News, Protest, Education, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Community, City Council, Biden, Lapd, BLM, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council

Ignore the social media echo chambers

Bernard Moon Contributor Share on Twitter Bernard Moon is co-founder and partner at SparkLabs Group, a graduate of Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and is an alumni of the Coro Fellowship. More posts by this contributor Cultivated data is the next Gold Rush Dilution: The good, the bad and the ugly After Election Day, NPR, The Washington Post and various blogs described Amer...
Tags: Social, Facebook, Column, Media, Obamacare, Obama, Washington Post, Opinion, Government, America, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, Netflix, Atlantic, House

New Mexico Elk, Habitat Receive $542,000 from RMEF, Partners

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $542,481 in grant funding. IMG RMEF U.S.A. -( MISSOULA, Mont. — The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and its partners awarded $542,481 in grant funding to enhance wildlife habitat and assist scientific wildlife research in New Mexico. RMEF directly granted $71,481 and leveraged an additional $471,000 in partner dollars. “New Mexico features beautiful landscapes and prime habitat but it can also be extremely dry and arid. Som...
Tags: Guns, America, Lincoln, New Mexico, BLM, Bureau of Land Management BLM, Conservation News, Rmef, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Kyle Weaver, Socorro, Blake Henning, Lincoln National Forest, Gila National Forest, Pelona Mountain, RMEF Partners

Kagiso Rabada 100% in support of BLM movement - but South Africa won't be kneeling

Fast bowler says it was "team decision" not to take a knee during England series
Tags: England, Sport, South Africa, Cricket, BLM, Kagiso Rabada

Kyle Rittenhouse, 17-Year-Old Kenosha Shooter, Released From Jail After Posting $2M Bail

Kyle Rittenhouse—the 17-year-old domestic terrorist accused of shooting three people, two fatally, in Kenosha, Wisconson—is a free man … for now. Rittenhouse was released from the Kenosha County Jail Friday afternoon (Nov. 20) after posting $2 million bail. The teen is accused of fatally shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz during a Black Lives Matter protest back in August following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha. He posted bond through his a...
Tags: Crime, News, Shooting, Guns, Washington Post, Wisconsin, Jazz, BLM, Gun Violence, Kenosha, Kenosha County, Keating, Antioch Illinois, Huber, Rittenhouse, David Wright

Chris Jordan: 'Real conversations' are the key for anti-racism message

Fast bowler acknowledges South Africa's reasons for declining to take a knee for BLM movement
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Banking and slavery: Switzerland examines its colonial conscience

BLM protests and fresh historical evidence are raising questions over the legacy of the founder of modern Switzerland, Alfred EscherAlfred Escher wielded so much power and influence during his lifetime that he was nicknamed King Alfred I. An immense bronze statue of modern Switzerland’s founding father stands, fittingly, in front of Zurich’s main train station. Escher was a politician, but he was also an entrepreneur who founded the country’s railway network along with the its leading university...
Tags: Europe, World news, Banking, Credit Suisse, Switzerland, Slavery, Colonialism, Cuba, BLM, Zurich, Alfred, Black Lives Matter Movement, Escher, Alfred EscherAlfred Escher, Escher The Escher

"Why Are So Many Latinos Obsessed With Demonizing Black Lives Matter? It's Complicated."

This is an article from October 5th — at WLRN (the Miami NPR affiliate) — that begins "Joe Biden is expected to win the Latino vote big. But not so big in Florida." With hindsight, we know that the big Latino vote win did not happen. There was, in fact, puzzling drop in Latino voter support for Democrats. Let's mine this article for some clues about why that happened. Remember, this is public radio:Many Latinos who back President Trump bring the racial — and racist — complexities of Latin Americ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Nbc, Law, Africa, Joe Biden, Democrats, Ethnicity, Miami, Venezuela, Npr, Biden, Cuba, Black Lives Matter, Nicolás Maduro, BLM

Black Lives Matter Is Challenging Sweden’s Myth of a Post-Racial Paradise

It’s been four months since anti-racism protests filled Europe’s boulevards and parks, toppling statues of enslavers and colonizers like Edward Colston and Belgium’s King Leopold II, and prompting larger conversations around anti-Blackness on the continent. But even as the swells of crowds with raised fists have left the streets, the cause of the protests remains. Black lives still hang in the balance, and now activists are moving from marches to ideological battles in classrooms, boardrooms, an...
Tags: Europe, News, Sweden, France, Africa, America, Atlantic, Ireland, South Africa, Belgium, Nazi, Scandinavia, BLM, Caribbean, Black, Stockholm

'Defund my butt': Democrats battle over left-wing policy demands even as they agree Biden should focus on the economy and healthcare

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks to media during a census outreach event ahead of the census deadline in The Bronx, New York City Andrew Kelly/Reuters As the Democratic Party processes its devastating losses in down-ballot races across the country this cycle, prominent voices within the party are waging public battles over what went wrong.  But there's relatively broad consensus among Democratic operatives that the party should refocus itself on progressive policies that enjoy...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Congress, Senate, Virginia, Politico, New York City, West Virginia, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, Ohio

An unlikely bond: Miami cop becomes mentor to teen who attacked him during BLM protest

The moment seemed to capture the super-heated emotions of a summer of national protest: A young Black teenager whacked a Miami police officer over the head with a skateboard during a chaotic demonstration.
Tags: News, Miami, BLM

Hanging out in Area B of the Barry Goldwater AF Gunnery Range

 Wednesday, November 11: Veterans DaySpent the day relaxing close to the campsite for the most part, did a lot of nothing surrounded by quiet solitude with the occasional road noise from US Highway 85 in the background.The temperatures got into the high 60s so it was not bad at all, just sitting outside, reading my e-books and drinking a beverage.Thursday, November 12Today marks the 25th Anniversary of Martha and I being married.  Truly the woman should be sainted for putting up with me for all ...
Tags: Motorcycles, Arizona, Napa, BLM, Sunset, Barry Goldwater, Martha, Fiona, Ajo, Fiona Rides, RV Trips, Cabeza Prieta Wildlife Refuge, Yagi Rides, US Highway 85, Fort Huachuaca AZ

Georgia on My Mind, As 2020 Election Careens Toward a Final End

Opinon Georgia on My Mind, As 2020 Election Careens Toward a Final End USA – -( The dust of the 2020 election has yet to completely settle. Despite this fact, several things have become apparent. On the whole, the blue wave happened. The voter pool expanded to record levels nationally. President Trump received more votes than any previous candidate. In 2016 he won with fewer votes than Mitt Romney lost with. Vice President Joe Biden is declared to have won with an election tot...
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BLM co-founder sends message to Biden: 'We want something for our vote'

Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors requested a meeting with President-elect Joe Biden to discuss the movement's agenda and...
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