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Protesters on 35-W in the Twin Cities, moments before a semi-truck barreled towards them (source).

Since Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd last week, Minneapolis and St. Paul have been in upheaval. While outside domestic right-wing terrorists have been busy burning down numerous buildings, likely including the Minneapolis Police Department’s Third Precinct headquarters, police officers have been disproportionately responding to peaceful protesters with violent force, attacking them with tear gas and rubber bullets.

This is a trend that we’ve been seeing all across the United States, where dozens of major protests have broken out demanding police reform and accountability, and while Chauvin was recently arrested, there is still a long way to go until justice is truly served on behalf of Floyd’s family. …


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As the presumptive Democratic nominee, Biden has been attempting to stay out of the media spotlight, probably on behest of cautious campaign advisors who know that the guy is a walking gaffe magnet who says something dumb every time he opens his mouth.

Well, they weren’t wrong.

During an interview with The Breakfast Club yesterday, Joe Biden got into a heated conversation with Charlamagne Tha God, the host of the program, on a number of issues relating to race. …


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The scandal that continues rocking the Biden campaign involves the credible allegation made by Tara Reade, a former staffer in Biden’s Senate office, that he sexually assaulted her in 1993. Since the news broke a few months ago, four individuals have come forward to corroborate the story, and two more pieces of evidence were unearthed that add validity to the claim: Reade’s late mother’s CNN appearance shortly after the assault and the court records that document Tara’s ex-spouse discussing harassment in Biden’s office.

Despite the mounting evidence against Joe Biden, though, he has refused to drop out of the presidential race, even though his continual run will further alienate progressives and those who actually prescribe to the #MeToo Movement, as many of us simply cannot stomach voting for the “lesser of two rapists”. What is more, Biden is refusing to allow the American people to review his trove of old Senate records, currently locked up at the University of Delaware, which may contain an official copy of Reade’s original harassment complaint. …

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Ronald W. Dixon

I am a progressive union activist who believes in fighting for the greater good.

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