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GOP’s Critical Race Theory Outrage Serves As Another Reminder Of White Evangelicals’ Political Influence

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. The debate over critical race theory has played out in TV studios, school board meetings and state legislatures across the U.S. It has also found its way into churches. The theory comprises a set of concepts that frame racism as structural, rather than simply expressed through personal discrimination. Scholars point to racial discrepancies in educational achievement, economic and em...
Tags: News, Gop, Cafe, Evangelical, Critical Race Theory, Tiffany Puett


Texas Vigilante Abortion Law Resurrects Jim Crow-Era Tactic That Gives States Legal Cover

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. The new Texas law that bans most abortions uses a method employed by Texas and other states to enforce racist Jim Crow laws in the 19th and 20th centuries that aimed to disenfranchise African Americans. [Author: Stephanie Lindquist]
Tags: Texas, News, Cafe, Jim Crow, Abortion Ban, Stephanie Lindquist, Texas Vigilante Abortion Law


This Labor Day, For The First Time In Years, Senators Have A Choice On Workers Rights

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Here’s a Labor Day quiz: Most Americans support unions, but just over 10% are union members. What gives? Business leaders claim that American workers don’t want or need unions anymore. But the Gallup poll reveals that Americans’ support for unions has been increasing — from 48% in 2009 to 65% today. Researchers at MIT found that if nonunion workers who wanted to join a union could do so, union membership would skyrocke...
Tags: Amazon, News, Sweden, Supreme Court, Unions, Australia, Senate, Germany, Alabama, America, Walmart, Spain, Joe Biden, Mit, Canada, United States


Hanyou no Yashahime Collaboration Cafe Definitely Sweet & Delectable

Hanyou no Yashahime is holding a cafe collaboration in honor of its upcoming second anime season, with various dishes and drinks based on the show being available alongside appropriate purchasable goods as per usual that dedicated otaku will find to be mandatory collectibles. Three PARCO stores in Tokyo, Osaka, and Nagoya will be participating in […]
Tags: Food, Marketing, Illustration, Anime, Announcements, Cafe, Nagoya, Parco, Tokyo Osaka, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Inuyasha, Yashahime


Calculating The Costs Of The Afghanistan War In Lives, Dollars And Years

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. The U.S. invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 to destroy al-Qaida, remove the Taliban from power and remake the nation. On Aug. 30, 2021, the U.S. completed a pullout of troops from Afghanistan, providing an uncertain punctuation mark to two decades of conflict. For the past 11 years I have closely followed the post-9/11 conflicts for the Costs of War Project, an initiative that bring...
Tags: Isis, News, Guantanamo Bay, Congress, California, Senate, Iraq, US, Department Of Defense, Iran, Afghanistan, United States, Taliban, Harvard University, Pakistan, United Nations


Even With The Eviction Moratorium, Landlords Continued To Find Ways To Kick Renters Out

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Millions of renters in the U.S. lost a key protection keeping them in their homes on Aug. 26, 2021, with a Supreme Court ruling ending a national moratorium on eviction. The federal stay on evictions was put in place during the coronavirus pandemic to protect renters falling behind on monthly payments and therefore in danger of needing to stay at homeless shelters or with friends ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, Ohio, Cafe, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, University of Washington, Phoenix Ariz, John Moore Getty, Tenants Union of Washington State, Washington State Attorney General 's Office, Matthew Fowle and Rachel Fyall, Stephen Zenner Getty, Violet Lavatai, Matthew Fowle, University of Washington Rachel Fyall


Hurricane Ida Turned Into A Monster Thanks To A Giant Warm Patch In The Gulf of Mexico

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. As Hurricane Ida headed into the Gulf of Mexico, a team of scientists was closely watching a giant, slowly swirling pool of warm water directly ahead in its path. That warm pool, an eddy, was a warning sign. It was around 125 miles (200 kilometers) across. And it was about to give Ida the power boost that in the span of less than 24 hours would turn it from a weak hurricane into t...
Tags: Florida, News, New Orleans, Miami, Louisiana, Cuba, East Coast, Gulf of Mexico, Cafe, Caribbean, Gulf, University Of Miami, Atlantic Coast, Eastern Seaboard, North Atlantic Ocean, National Hurricane Center


People Are Facing Federal Criminal Charges For Forged Vax Cards. But It’s Not A New Phenomenon

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Schools, businesses, the military and local governments are requiring proof of vaccination. Yet, unlike the European Union and Australia, which have secure digital proof of vaccination, the United States has not created a systematic way to track vaccinations around the nation. Most places in the U.S. instead rely on paper cards with handwritten notes, which can be easily forged. [Author: Christopher Robertson and Wesley ...
Tags: News, Australia, European Union, United States, Cafe, Wesley Oliver, Christopher Robertson, COVID-19, Christopher Robertson and Wesley Oliver


Many Corporations Have A Short-Term Memory When It Comes To The Trump Administration

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. In the wake of the violent attack on the U.S. Capitol, many companies vowed publicly to stop supporting members of Congress who voted to overturn the election and sowed doubt about the legitimacy of the results in the minds of millions of Americans without providing a shred of evidence. It was understood that undermining the peaceful transfer of power went too far, even if that meant companies lost some clout in Washingt...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Cafe, Trump Administration, Austin Evers, Kyle Herrig, Capitol insurrection, Kyle Herrig and Austin Evers


Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon Cafe Overflowing With Special Meals & Goods

Kobayashi-san Chi no Maid Dragon‘s new season has been celebrated with a cute cafe collaboration with At-Home Cafe, putting various dishes, drinks, and desserts up for sale as well as the usual goods that collectors will probably want for their collections. Original illustrations of Tooru, Elma, Lucoa, Kanna, and Iruru in maid outfits are present […]
Tags: Food, Marketing, Illustration, Anime, Cafe, Akihabara, Dragons, Kobayashi, Otaku, Image Gallery, Maids, Anime Goods, Maid Dragon, Maid Café, Home Cafe, Tooru Elma Lucoa Kanna


The CEO of a smoothie chain with 1,000 stores says his best-performing cafes are the ones that pay staff the most

Restaurants, hotels, and stores all say they're struggling to find workers. Watchara Phomicinda/MediaNews Group/The Press-Enterprise/Getty Images The CEO of Tropical Smoothie Cafe says his best-performing cafes are the ones that pay the most. A crippling labor shortage has forced companies, including Tropical Smoothie Cafe, to raise wages. The labor shortage had left left some franchisees losing sleep, Charles Watson told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. The CE...
Tags: News, Employment, Trends, Strategy, Economy, Restaurant, Retail, Watson, Starbucks, Cafe, Hiring, Hospitality, Taco Bell, McDonald, Chick, Tropical Smoothie Cafe


An Emerging Branch Of Climate Science Helps Tell Us Whether Climate Change Is To Blame For Specific Weather Events

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. Extreme rainfall and flooding left paths of destruction through communities around the world this summer. The latest was in Tennessee, where preliminary data shows a record-shattering 17 inches of rain fell in 24 hours, turning creeks into rivers that flooded hundreds of homes and killed at least 18 people. A lot of people are asking: Was it climate change? Answering that question...
Tags: Texas, News, Germany, Russia, Nasa, Tennessee, Netherlands, Belgium, Pacific Northwest, Cafe, Harvey, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Arizona This, Xubin Zeng, Germany Belgium Luxembourg, Climate Dynamics


The For The People Act Still Has Life. But You Wouldn’t Know It From Reading The Coverage.

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Right before the Senate left for recess earlier this month, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) attempted to once again force a vote on the For The People Act (S. 1), the most significant fair elections bill in generations. All fifty Democratic senators voted to bring the bill from committee to the full Senate floor, but because Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) objected to moving forward immediately, there could not be a mo...
Tags: News, Senate, Cafe, Sen Ted Cruz, TX, Chuck Schumer D NY, Adam Eichen, The For The People Act, Adam Eichen and Mahnoor Imran, Mahnoor Imran


Immunocompromised People Make Up Nearly Half Of COVID Breakthrough Hospitalizations. An Extra Vaccine Dose May Help.

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially recommended on Aug. 12 and Aug. 13, 2021, respectively, that people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised receive a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. One reason for this recommendation is high hospitalization rates among immunocompromised people who are vaccinated. As of Ju...
Tags: News, Cafe, University Of Michigan, Jonathan Golob, COVID


When Hotter And Drier Means More—But Eventually Less—Wildfire

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. It first appeared at The Conversation. There is abundant evidence that changes in the climate, both increased temperature and reduced precipitation, are making wildfires worse in the western U.S. The relationship between climate and wildfire seems obvious and universal: hotter + drier = more and worse wildfire. Yet the diversity of wildland areas in the western U.S. means that not all ecosystems respond in the same way...
Tags: News, California, US, Arizona, Cafe, Sierra Nevada, Yellowstone National Park, Southwest, University of Washington, Yosemite National Park Calif, Don McKenzie, Forest Sciences, Maureen C Kennedy, Don McKenzie and Jeremy Littell, Jeremy Littell, Quantitative Fire Ecology


NHTSA Considers Increasing Fines for Emission Violations

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is considering increasing penalties for automakers that fail to meet fuel-efficiency requirements. Though this could be considered a restoration of older standards, depending upon your perspective. Shortly before leaving office, President Donald Trump postponed a regulation from the last days of the Obama administration that would have effectively doubled fines […] The post NHTSA Considers Increasing Fines for Emission Violations appeared first ...
Tags: Obama, Government, Regulations, Regulation, Air Pollution, Autos, Environmentalism, Donald Trump, Emissions, Cafe, Dot, Industry News, Carbon Credits, Nhtsa, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, News Blog


There’s No Such Thing As A Moderate Republican In 2021. It Wasn’t Always This Way.

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. Some pundits and politicians are hailing the Senate’s approval of a bipartisan infrastructure bill — with all 50 Democrats and 19 Republicans voting in support — as evidence that bipartisanship is possible and that there’s no need to scuttle the filibuster rule that requires 60 votes to pass any legislation. After the vote, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) proclaimed, “I was proud to support today’s histori...
Tags: New York, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Senate, White House, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, America, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop


Congress Has The Power To Prevent A Repeat Of January 6 

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  The barriers voters face before casting a ballot have rightly grabbed headlines recently. But there’s a way that tens of millions of Americans could be disenfranchised after voting in the next election that has gone under the radar. As the stirring testimony of the Capitol police officers recedes into our memory, we shouldn’t forget our democracy is still vulnerable to attack.    [Author: Trevor Potter and Norm Orn...
Tags: News, Congress, Cafe, Capitol, Trevor Potter, Norm Ornstein, Capitol insurrection, Trevor Potter and Norm Ornstein


Masks Are One Of The Few Proven COVID Prevention Measures In Schools That Are Worth The Effort

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Just when schools were getting ready to reopen for the new school year, cases of COVID-19 started surging in the United States, driven in large part by the more contagious delta variant. School administrators around the country are working to bring students back into the classroom safely, while still providing kids an enriching learning environment. [Author: Brandon Guthrie]
Tags: News, United States, Cafe, COVID-19, COVID, Brandon Guthrie


Complicity And Silence Around Sexual Harassment Are Common. Cuomo And His Protectors Were A Textbook Example

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s resignation came after more than a week of bad news, starting with a damning report from the state attorney general’s office that detailed his sexual harassment of 11 women, some of whom worked in his office. An executive assistant to Cuomo, Brittany Commisso, filed a criminal complaint against him with the Albany County sheriff’s office. The state Legislature readied impeachment proceedi...
Tags: New York, News, Andrew Cuomo, Cafe, Legislature, Albany County, Sandy Hershcovis, Ivana Vranjes, Jennifer L. Berdahl and Lilia M. Cortina, Cuomo Brittany Commisso, Sandy Hershcovis Ivana Vranjes Jennifer L Berdahl, Lilia M Cortina


The Water Cycle Is Intensifying, IPCC Report Warns, Leading To More Intense Storms And Flooding

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. The world watched in July 2021 as extreme rainfall became floods that washed away centuries-old homes in Europe, triggered landslides in Asia and inundated subways in China. More than 900 people died in the destruction. In North America, the West was battling fires amid an intense drought that is affecting water and power supplies. Water-related hazards can be exceptionally destructive, and the impact of climate ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, News, Australia, China, Ipcc, Nasa, West, South America, North America, Cafe, Mediterranean, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, University of Massachusetts Lowell, South America South Africa, Mathew Barlow


Milt Campbell: The World’s Greatest Athlete You Never Heard Of

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis. In 1991 Los Angeles Times Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated sports columnist Jim Murray called Milt Campbell “as magnificent an athlete as anyone who came before or after him.” Nine years later, the legendary Olympic filmmaker Bud Greenspan said that Campbell was “the greatest athlete who ever lived.” But if you don’t recognize the name, you’re not alone. Campbell won the silver medal in the decathlon at the 1...
Tags: Hollywood, News, Navy, California, Race, Cleveland Browns, NFL, America, Los Angeles, Indiana, Taiwan, World, Getty Images, Rome, Canada, United States


Fate/Grand Carnival Collab Cafe Offering Delectable Meals & Goods

Fate/Grand Carnival, an anime special based around Fate/Grand Order, will be getting its own collaboration cafe in celebration, offering up all sorts of appropriately themed desserts, drinks, and food and naturally also possessing several purchasable goods that otaku will want to hoard. The cafe can be located at Sega Collaboration Cafe Akihabara Building No. 4 […]
Tags: Food, Games, Illustration, Anime, Sega, Cafe, Akihabara, Otaku, Image Gallery, Anime Goods, Fate/Grand Order, Sega Collaboration Cafe Akihabara


Tucker Carlson Is Actually A Late-Comer To The American Right’s Love Affair With Viktor Orbán

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  This week Fox News’ Tucker Carlson has been anchoring his prime time program not from his network’s studios, but from the next best place for an aspiring autocrat: Budapest, Hungary. Carlson is there to speak at a far-right conference , glad-hand with its autocratic Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, and convince his Fox News acolytes that patriotic red-blooded Americans should best set their gaze on the Danube ...
Tags: News, America, Danube, Fox News, Cafe, Tucker Carlson, Viktor Orban, Sarah Posner, Budapest Hungary Carlson


Institutionalism Can’t Save Us Now

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  We have no shortage of information about how historically bad an Attorney General William Barr was.  His tenure was marked by attacks on LGBTQ rights , immigrants , and peaceful protestors . His overt politicization of the investigations into Russian interference in the election, the Mueller report, and Roger Stone’s sentencing are well-documented, and in a continuing headache for the Biden Administ...
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Doj, Cafe, Trump, Roger Stone, Commerce Department, Mueller, Merrick Garland, William Barr, Jean Carroll, Biden Administration, Zena Wolf, DOJ Barr 's Justice Department


For Some Candidates, A Trump Endorsement Could Actually Be The Kiss Of Death

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  Former President Donald Trump may see himself as a winner, but the candidates he endorses don’t always win. In fact, his endorsement often helps the opponents of his candidates. [Author: Hans J.G. Hassell, Andrew Ballard and Michael Heseltine]
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Cafe, Michael Heseltine, 2022 Midterms, Hans J.G. Hassell, Andrew Ballard and Michael Heseltine, Hans J G Hassell Andrew Ballard


The Great (Anti) American Novel: TPM’s Summer Reading Recommendations

Hi my name is Jackie, and I think I am a (classics) book snob. [Author: Jackie Wilhelm]
Tags: News, Jackie, Cafe, Bookshop, Jackie Wilhelm


Bokutachi no Remake Sings Haruhi’s “God Knows”

Bokutachi no Remake‘s protagonist has grown closer to a certain girl and her thirst for idol stardom in the show’s fifth broadcast as she performs the well-known “God Knows” from the beloved Suzumiya Haruhi no Yuuutsu, the episode then concluding on quite the romantic twist that will surely have watchers anticipating next week’s airing. Omake:
Tags: Music, Comedy, Drama, Anime, Cafe, Feel, Otaku, Image Gallery, Maids, Haruhi, Bokutachi no Remake


Biden Wants To Crack Down On Bank Mergers. Here’s Why That Could Help Consumers And The Economy

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  President Joe Biden signed a sweeping executive order on July 9, 2021, that aims to increase competition throughout the U.S. economy. In one of the order’s most significant provisions, he directed federal regulators to strengthen oversight of bank mergers. [Author: Jeremy Kress]
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Cafe, Biden Administration, Jeremy Kress, Biden Wants To Crack Down On Bank Mergers Here


Big Tech Has A Vaccine Misinformation Problem. Here’s What A Social Media Expert Recommends

This article is part of TPM Cafe, TPM’s home for opinion and news analysis.  With less than half the United States population fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and as the delta variant sweeps the nation, the U.S. surgeon general issued an advisory that called misinformation an urgent threat to public health. The advisory said efforts by social media companies to combat misinformation are “too little, too late and still don’t go far enough.” The advisory came more than a year after the World Healt...
Tags: News, United States, World Health Organization, Cafe, COVID-19, Anjana Susarla