RIP Roe v. Wade? SCOTUS Won’t Block Texas Abortion Ban That Is “Clearly an Unconstitutional Law”​​

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We’re beginning with the major news from the U.S. Supreme Court, which, on Wednesday, refused to halt a Texas law that bans most abortions, ruling 5 to 4 the law can remain in effect even while legal challenges against it …
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Hundreds of us trespassed on land this weekend. We won’t stop until we reclaim our right to roam.

Support us and go ad-free “How many of you knew that this place existed?” a man called Dave Bangs says to a 300-strong crowd. I look around and see two hands up. Most people here are locals, but have never been to this beautiful little haven of nature, just a couple of miles from Brighton …
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Marr still won’t call the prime minister a liar

Support us and go ad-free Millions of people have seen Boris Johnson lie. ITV‘s flagship breakfast show even allowed a debate about it. So, you may have been hoping the Andrew Marr Show was going to tackle the issue. But if you were – prepare to be disappointed. A viral video on GMB Peter Stefanovic …
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While government may end restrictions, experts say they won’t ditch face masks

Support us and go ad-free An expert advising the government’s coronavirus (Covid-19) response has said he’ll continue to wear a face mask “indefinitely”. That’s despite reports that there are plans to scrap the measure. Boris Johnson is understood to be preparing to update the nation on plans for “freedom day” on 19 July. Multiple newspapers …
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Republicans Won’t Even Debate “For the People Act” as They Flood States with Voter Suppression Bills

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: We begin today’s show looking at the fight over voting rights. Senate Republicans are expected to use the filibuster today to block the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that would restore protections of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, …
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Here’s what the corporate-owned media won’t tell you about the arrests in Nicaragua

Support us and go ad-free Nicaragua has been under heavy fire from the corporate-owned media lately. The government of Daniel Ortega has arrested several opposition figures in the midst of an upcoming election. The US government and corporate media have been expressing their outrage about what they consider to be the growing dictatorial nature of …
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Britain’s lies and ‘disinformation’, won’t stop its bloody past haunting it

On 11 May a coroner said the British army shot dead nine innocent civilians in Ballymurphy, Belfast between 9 and 11 August 1971. The massacre is far from an isolated incident, but Britain’s bloody record in Ireland is too long to explore in one article. That record is a mix of British establishment collusion with …
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Failed Venezuelan coup leader now wants dialogue. But here’s what corporate media won’t tell you.

Juan Guaidó, the leader of the US-backed coup attempt in Venezuela, is now proposing dialogue with the democratically elected government of President Nicolas Maduro. This, of course, should be welcomed, especially given the huge amount of harm that the coup attempt has led to. But there’s an important reality that the corporate-owned press will surely …
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A collection of working-class lockdown diaries is set to show what others won’t

A project which asked working class people to keep diaries during the first coronavirus (Covid-19) lockdown is nearly complete. It’s now nearly ready for release as a graphic novel. But the project of lockdown diaries needs your help. It’s fundraising to get these crucial pieces of class and social history published. Looking from the inside …
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Keir Starmer won’t support calls for an inquiry into Boris Johnson’s dishonesty

Keir Starmer declined to sign a letter from six opposition parties calling for an inquiry into the prime minister’s “consistent failure to be honest”. The letter, signed by the Lib Dems, Greens, Plaid Cymru, SNP, SDLP and Alliance, accuses Boris Johnson of misleading parliament during debate. It subsequently asks the speaker of the house to …
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