Can You Bankrupt White Supremacy? Jury Holds Charlottesville Organizers Liable for $26M in Damages

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, Democracynow.org, the War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman in New York, joined by Democracy Now! co-host Juan González in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Hi, Juan. JUAN GONZÁLEZ: Hi, Amy. Welcome to all of our listeners …
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Walkout: Outraged by New COP26 Pact, Civil Society Holds People’s Plenary & Leaves Climate Summit

As the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow concludes, activists staged a walkout Friday in response to late decisions made by negotiators to severely weaken commitments in the final agreement. While the earlier draft of the unbinding Glasgow Agreement called for “phasing-out of coal and subsidies for fossil fuels,” the new draft calls for the phaseout …
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Boris Johnson holds crisis talks as countries cut off UK over mutant coronavirus

Boris Johnson will hold crisis talks with senior ministers and officials after France banned hauliers carrying freight across the channel amid fears over the new coronavirus strain. Countries around the world have banned flights from the UK as an emergency response to the emergence of the mutant coronavirus, which spreads more easily than previous strains. …
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Michael Gove holds talks as pressure grows to scrap easing of coronavirus rules at Christmas

Urgent talks are taking place between the leaders of the devolved administrations and Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove as calls mount to scrap plans for an easing of coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions over Christmas. However, Wales’ first minister Mark Drakeford described the four nations approach to the festive period as a “hard-won agreement” and said he …
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MO MONEY MO-BILITY: Disability Scooter Bandit Holds Up Blackpool Bank in 12 HOUR Police Standoff

A MAN armed with a Mobility-scooter and a held up a branch of Halifax in Blackpool yesterday leading to a SIX HOUR police standoff. Eyewitnesses said the man “poured petrol on himself and furniture” inside the bank in Blackpool’s town centre. Lancashire Police rushed to the scene after reports that a man had poured petrol …
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