Democrats Growing Anxious — Again — Over Black Turnout

Democratic strategists worry the party isn’t doing enough to motivate Black voters.

Democrats Growing Anxious — Again — Over Black Turnout

Brunswick, Georgia USA – December 31, 2020: Scenes from the Collard Green Caucus food giveaway, sponsored by Black Voters Matter and A Better Glynn, held at Ballard Park. (Shutterstock) By Holly Otterbein and Elena Schneider, Politico PHILADELPHIA — On a chilly afternoon last week, Pastor Melanie DeBouse stood on a small stage in a city […]

Mark Esper’s Tell-Some Reveals US Plans for War and Terror Against Venezuela

Mark Esper’s Tell-Some Reveals US Plans for War and Terror Against Venezuela

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 23, 2019: March on Wall Street to Defend Venezuela, Hosted by the International Action Center. Starting at The Trump Building, through Zuccotti Park, ending at the Oculus. (Shutterstock) By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News Washington – A new book from former Defense Secretary Mark Esper has revealed shocking new details […]

The GOP Closing Argument is Ugly, Extreme and Racist

America’s Voice Political Director Zachary Mueller: “Republicans are relying on nativist lies and white nationalist conspiracies as a core part of their midterm closing argument, while the remainder of the GOP, including its leadership, languishes in complicit silence.”

The GOP Closing Argument is Ugly, Extreme and Racist

Washington, D.C. | U.S.A. – Jan 6th, 2021: Trump Initiated Riots in at the Capitol. (Shutterstock) By America’s Voice Washington, DC – In the homestretch of the midterm elections, GOP candidates and outside allies are going into overdrive on racist and nativist advertising and messaging (as America’s Voice’s GOP ad tracking project details). Notably, the […]

Breast Cancer in Latina and Hispanic Women

Breast Cancer in Latina and Hispanic Women

By Julie Davis, WebMD Medically Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, MS, DO Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in women after skin cancer. But it doesn’t affect all women in the same way. This includes people within the various Latina and Hispanic communities. For instance, breast cancer affects women who are of […]

The Falsehoods of Trumpism Deepen Violence, Division

The Falsehoods of Trumpism Deepen Violence, Division

By Americas Voice With less than sixty days to the midterm elections, disinformation on various social platforms, and even some traditional media outlets, is intensifying. In fact, it seems like hand-to-hand combat—or word-to-word combat, at any rate—is being fought, with every message distorting this important moment for the United States. And what is the central […]

Colombia’s New Left-Wing Government: Three Opportunities to Build Stronger Ties With Africa

Colombia’s New Left-Wing Government: Three Opportunities to Build Stronger Ties With Africa

Bogota, Colombia; November 22, 2021: Francia Marquez Mina, Colombia’s vice president afro-descendant woman, environmental activist and feminist “Soy porque somos” and “pacto historico” movements By Gustavo de Carvalho, The Conversation The recent election of Colombia’s first left-wing president, Gustavo Petro, and first black vice-president, Francia Márquez, creates a new opening to revitalize ties with Africa. […]

Two Surprising Reasons Behind the Obesity Epidemic: Too Much Salt, Not Enough Water

Two Surprising Reasons Behind the Obesity Epidemic: Too Much Salt, Not Enough Water

By Richard Johnson, The Conversation Scientific studies and media coverage are rife with warnings on how sugar, carbohydrates, saturated fat and lack of exercise contribute to obesity. And tens of millions of Americans are still overweight or obese in large part because of the classic Western diet and lifestyle. As an educator, researcher and professor […]

Worried About Back-to-School Inflation? Latest Price Data on Backpacks, Laptops and Kids’ Clothes Offers Some Relief for Parents

Worried About Back-to-School Inflation? Latest Price Data on Backpacks, Laptops and Kids’ Clothes Offers Some Relief for Parents

By Jay L. Zagorsky, The Conversation As summer draws to a close, it is time for many to think about back-to-school shopping, such as notebooks, backpacks and new clothes. As an economist who has studied consumer prices for years, I wondered how soaring inflation was affecting the costs of typical back-to-school gear. Consumer prices rose […]

Langya: New Virus Infects 35 People in Eastern China

Langya: New Virus Infects 35 People in Eastern China

By Melissa Zhu, BBC News Scientists are tracking a new, animal-derived virus in eastern China that has infected at least several dozen people. The novel Langya henipavirus (LayV) was found in 35 patients in the Shandong and Henan provinces. Many had symptoms such as fever, fatigue and a cough. They are thought to have contracted […]

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