Omar Aziz precisa impor limites para mentirosos na CPI 1

Foto: Edilson Rodrigues/Agência Senado Na semana em que o país acumulou mais de 420 mil mortos por covid, Bolsonaro aumentou o seu próprio salário e viu sua rejeição disparar nas pesquisas. Foi a semana em que a CPI da Covid pegou fogo. Os depoimentos do presidente da Anvisa, do ex-secretário de comunicação Fabio Wjangarten e…

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  When Berta Cáceres was murdered in 2016, she was the leading environmental activist in Honduras and, arguably, the world. A member of the Indigenous Lenca people and the founder of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, or COPINH, Cáceres was the most formidable opponent of a powerful energy company called Desarrollos Energéticos…

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Early on Wednesday morning, 20 members of American Jewish group IfNotNow gathered outside Democratic New York Rep. Jerry Nadler’s lower Manhattan office. Blocking traffic, much to the chagrin of those driving by, and singing songs, the activists had one message for Nadler: Now is the time to co-sponsor Minnesota Democratic Rep. Betty McCollum’s bill to…

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Arab League member nations have issued an almost uniform condemnation of Israeli strikes in Gaza following protests over possible evictions in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem. The statements from countries like Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Turkey, and Bahrain come as several of the nations have normalized relations with Israel, or are signaling an openness to…

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Can Palestinian Lives Matter? 3

A woman and child walk past a mural of George Floyd painted on the side of Israel’s separation barrier on the occupied West Bank side of Bethlehem on March 31, 2021. Photo: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP via Getty Images I was 19 the first time someone told me I didn’t exist. I was in college, standing near a…

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When President Biden gave his inaugural address, he denounced domestic terrorism and white supremacy — the first president to do so — saying that the U.S. “must confront” and “will defeat” both. In his first days in office, he also made it a goal of his administration to address America’s racial equity crisis. Several of…

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A week ago, the Biden administration announced support for waiving intellectual property protection for Covid-19 vaccines. In response, Bio, a trade association representing biotechnology companies, issued a statement saying, “The United States has unfortunately chosen to set a dangerous precedent with these actions.” This week on Intercepted: Intercept investigative journalists Sharon Lerner and Lee Fang…

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Welcome to FiveThirtyEight’s politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarah (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): We’re still more than a year away from the 2022 midterm elections, which means it will be a while before we should take those general election polls too seriously. But with a number of elections underway in 2021,…

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Democrats are Running Out of Time The political window of opportunity for Joe Biden and Democrats to deliver on their promises to the American people and pass the legislation the country needs, could close at any time.  We must understand how rare it is that the Senate and the House and the presidency are all…

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