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October 16, 2017

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Florida Lawmakers to Review Law Targeting Injured Undocumented Workers

By Howard Berkes, NPR, and Michael Grabell, ProPublica, This story was co-published with NPR. The second-highest ranking member of the Florida Senate pledged a legislative review of a state law that has allowed injured undocumented workers to be arrested and potentially deported rather than paid workers’ compensation benefits. “Legitimate injuries shouldn’t be denied just because

Minority Mental Health Awareness with Dr. Sheila D. Williams

Dr. Sheila Williams has  over  25  years  of  successful  professional  experience. Her expertise   is   very   extensive  as   she is   CEO of SW Consulting Services,  LLC,  a  Mental  Health  Therapist,  Published  Author , Empowerment Speaker and  Media Personality.  She  has  an  extensive  educational  background  as  she   holds  a   BA   in   Psychology   with   a   minor   in

Meet ProPublica’s Latest Emerging Reporters

by Derek Kravitz Like many news organizations, ProPublica has been pushing to increase its own diversity and that of the journalism community overall. As part of that effort, we created the Emerging Reporters Program, giving young journalists of color mentoring and stipends to support their burgeoning careers. The grant-supported program is now in its third

Emails Show USDA Staff Told to ‘Avoid’ Term ‘Climate Change’ Under Trump

Jessica Corbett, staff writer Staffers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) service responsible for helping American farmers with conservation efforts were instructed by top officials to avoid the term “climate change” shortly after President Donald Trump took office, according to emails (pdf) obtained by the Guardian. Powered by WPeMatico

What Don’t You Know About the Trump/Russia Connection?

Bill Moyers If you’re having trouble finding your way through the blizzard of facts, leaks, rumors and lies howling around the Trump/Russia connection, we have just the guide for you. Powered by WPeMatico

The Instability of Britain and the US: How Do We Come Back From This?

Photo by Garry Knight | CC BY 2.0 There is a famous scene in Shakespeare’s Henry V on the night before the battle of Agincourt, when the French lords speak of the inevitability of their coming victory. Puffed up with arrogance, they deride the English: “Do but behold yon poor and starved band.” Of course, all this is

John Bolton’s ‘Military Options’ for North Korea Denounced as ‘Utter Lunacy’

Jake Johnson, staff writer Amid reports that he is being considered by President Donald Trump to replace Gen. H.R. Powered by WPeMatico

‘If You Hemorrhage, Don’t Clean Up’: Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died

by Adriana Gallardo and Nina Martin, ProPublica, and Renee Montagne, NPR, This story was co-published with NPR. Choosing a Provider Preparing for an Emergency Getting Your Provider to Listen Paying Attention to Your Symptoms After the Delivery Grappling With the Emotional Fallout Four days after Marie McCausland delivered her first child in May, she knew

Escalation of India-Pakistan Conflict ‘Threatens World with Nuclear Catastrophe’

Tensions are growing between India and Pakistan over the disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir. So far this month, 11 people have been killed and another 18 injured amid violations of the ceasefire along the line of control. RIA Novosti … Powered by WPeMatico

The Democrats Are A Lost Cause

There they go again. Hillary was a two time loser. Weirdly, her people are still in charge of the Democratic Party. Clintonista militant moderates haven’t learned a thing from Bernie Sanders or Donald Trump — so they’re trying to sell Democratic voters on more of the same. Remember what happened when Hillary ran on “never mind your

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