Palestinians Reject Israeli Court’s Deal That Would Put Them at “Mercy of Settlers” in Sheikh Jarrah

The Israeli Supreme Court this week offered Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah a compromise in their ongoing fight to block Jewish settlers from forcibly expelling them from their own homes. The high court proposed that Palestinian families could stay in their homes for now if they begin paying rent to the Jewish settler group that …
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We Must Reject Austerity Politics: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Why $900B Stimulus Is Not Enough

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Congress voted Monday night to pass a $900 billion coronavirus relief package, the first new aid since April. The measure is part of a $2.3 trillion package that includes $1.4 trillion to fund the government. The combined legislation is among …
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Pubs and cafes step up after MPs reject Marcus Rashford’s school meals campaign

Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half term. It comes after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford. A vote on the measures was backed by Labour and made its way to parliament this week. But it was defeated by …
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Pubs and cafes step up after MPs reject Marcus Rashford’s school meals campaign

Cafes, pubs and restaurants across the country have stepped up to offer free school meals for local children during half term. It comes after MPs rejected a campaign started by footballer Marcus Rashford. A vote on the measures was backed by Labour and made its way to parliament this week. But it was defeated by …
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Can Trump Delay Election or Reject Peaceful Transition of Power? Amy Coney Barrett Refuses to Say

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced 11 hours of questioning in the Senate Tuesday but refused to provide clarity about her views on the Affordable Care Act, Roe v. Wade, voting rights and even if President Trump could delay the election. Republicans are racing to confirm the 48-year-old federal judge before Election Day, which …
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Can Trump Delay Election or Reject Peaceful Transition of Power? Amy Coney Barrett Refuses to Say

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: Supreme Court justice nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced questions for about 11 hours on Tuesday as Republicans race to confirm her to a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court prior to Election Day, which could give her a chance to …
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