Trump began his term promising to build a wall to protect America from the world. He ends it building a wall to protect himself from Americans.
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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020) died a year ago today:
As all eyes are on the Capitol today, on the other side of the National Mall is a new reminder of the pandemic’s toll on the U.S.: An art exhibition by Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg, through Oct. 3. Visitors are lining up at a booth to write remembrances to loved ones on flags.
Voter suppression and voter intimidation are poisonous to our democracy. Luckily, we have an antidote: The #FreedomToVote Act, which will preserve a health democracy for future generations. We must get this done.
Girls made up almost 38 percent — 3.8 million — of students in Afghanistan - by comparison only 5,000 girls were enrolled in schools in 2001. The extraordinary gains were won through the quiet heroism of the girls and teachers. No education no development.
On average, women are paid 16% less than men. For women of colour, immigrant women & women with children, the difference is even greater. On Saturday's #EqualPayDay , join @UN_Women in demanding equal pay for all.
Thank you to @saype_artiste & @swiss_un for this stunning, ecofriendly fresco painted on the lawn of UNHQ ahead of #UNGA . The artwork, showing two children working to build the world of tomorrow, is a beautiful reminder of the need to work together for a better future.