1 in 5 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have experienced a hate incident in the past year. But what happened to the media attention?
When someone shows you who they really are - believe them. It’s kind of useful to see publicly how some men treat some women when they are trying to do their job. Appalling. Keep going, @danutakozaki 🤛
BREAKING: U.S. antitrust officials sued to block Nvidia's proposed $40 billion takeover of Arm Ltd., saying the deal would harm competition in the semiconductor market
Second gentleman Doug Emhoff opened the White House Hanukkah ceremony saying ‘I'm here before you as the first Jewish spouse of an American President or Vice President, celebrating Hanukkah in the people's house. It's humbling’
Sen. @elizabethforma reacts to the Supreme Court’s oral arguments over the Mississippi abortion law. Sen. Warren makes the case for why the Senate needs to end the filibuster to codify Roe v. Wade and the price the American people are paying for the Senate rule.
In her farewell address, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, "resistance must be loud" when scientific facts are denied and conspiracy theories are spread.
Got this message from a care home worker expressing ‘utter disgust’ & ‘supreme anger’ about the Xmas do in No 10 during lockdown last December. ‘Wives lost their husbands in our home during Christmas 2020 & I have to live with the fact that I had to be gatekeeper’
Reaction of “BonDelle” @bellemariano02 and @donnypangilinan as they watch the full trailer of their film “Love Is Color Blind” for the first time, during the #LICBMediaLoveReveal press event. | via @migueldumaual
A UK tabloid lost an appeal against Meghan Markle for publishing parts of a letter she wrote to her father. The paper had been ordered to make a front-page apology and pay her legal bills. Markle and her husband left the royals in 2020 after racist and sexist UK media attacks.
BREAKING: India confirms first two cases of omicron variant of coronavirus
Jolyon Maugham of The Good Law Project tells James O'Brien he is 'absolutely sickened' by the businesses that 'got very very fat' by 'exploiting the pandemic whilst tens of thousands – hundreds of thousands died.' @mrjamesob | @JolyonMaugham
JUST IN: Omicron COVID variant was in Europe before South African scientists detected and flagged it to the world
Barbados will become a republic this week, replacing Queen Elizabeth as head of state. British colonizers enslaved over 380,000 people to work on Barbados' sugar plantations. Sandra Mason, set to be the first president, said she wants to "fully leave our colonial past behind."
BREAKING: A shooter killed at least 3 students at Oxford High School in Michigan and wounded 6 other people, say police. A 15-year-old suspect is in custody. Gun violence has killed over 1,380 children in the U.S. this year.
There were no COVID-related deaths yesterday in New York City, where the vaccination rate is over 90%.
Perhaps all can agree: the strategies we've tried nationally haven't worked well (i.e. more Covid deaths after vaccine & restrictions than before). Is it wise to see what's worked locally and copy that? Is it time to consider listening to different health leaders and scientists?
Fauci says requiring COVID testing for illegal immigrants crossing the border is "a different issue" than requiring testing for Americans citizens traveling.
‘It certainly broke, in my view, government guidance..& then there’s the qtn of whether it was a criminal offence’. Barrister@AdamWagner1 on the No 10 Christmas do on Dec 18 last yr when Xmas parties were banned by the government as we were in lockdown & London was in Tier 3