- A Barbados task force is seeking reparations from the descendants of wealthy slave owners.
- A task force official did not rule out targeting Benedict Cumberbatch’s family, per The Telegraph.
- Cumberbatch’s ancestors owned a sugar plantation in Barbados that housed 250 slaves.
The family of Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch faces the prospect of facing demands to pay reparations for slavery over historical links to a sugar plantation in Barbados, according to The Telegraph.Continue reading
Please tell me where the lie is???
League of Conservation Voters: Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson “called climate change ‘bull—-’ during a record heatwave” and “raked in over $700k in fossil fuel cash.”
PolitiFact’s ruling: True
Here’s why: With passage by Democrats of a new measure aimed squarely at tackling climate change, the issue is taking on a new urgency in the fall election.Continue reading
The 45th president was chained to money-losing real estate and drowning in debt when he left office. Now, magically, he is flush with cash and free to deal— thanks to a little help from powerful friends.Continue reading
He won’t rest until the Supreme Court enshrines religious freedom protections for a select minority of Americans—at the expense of everyone else.
A few years ago, Justice Samuel Alito addressed the Federalist Society’s annual convention in Washington, D.C. He vented some of his frustrations with a few of the court’s then-recent decisions with which he had disagreed. I found this darkly amusing at the time. After all, the conservative legal movement had just spent four years stocking the federal judiciary with its disciples. It had even secured a six-justice conservative supermajority on the Supreme Court just a few weeks earlier.Continue reading
Texas steered federal grants toward Whiter, wealthier areas, HUD investigation findsContinue reading
Raising the minimum wage to meet the cost of living has been slapped down by the wealthy placing the working family right back in the economic funk they were in before the pandemic. Not because of inflation, but because of market manipulation and class warfare.Continue reading
NBC News has a new report out citing multiple anonymous US officials, humorously titled “In a break with the past, U.S. is using intel to fight an info war with Russia, even when the intel isn’t rock solid“.
The officials say the Biden administration has been rapidly pushing out “intelligence” about Russia’s plans in Ukraine that is “low-confidence” or “based more on analysis than hard evidence”, or even just plain false, in order to fight an information war against Putin.Continue reading
Misconceptions take root in our minds very easily. It takes a determined spirit to weed out all the brainwashing and programming we have taken on.
Many people never question certain ideas or conceptions they have. But people need to be careful of confusing what is true with what they want to be true. Just because we all want to live in a just world doesn’t mean we actually do live in a just world. Great problems arise when we take our misconceptions and assert them as fact.Continue reading