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Couples Separated by Europe’s Travel Bans Fight to Be Reunited

Couples Separated by Europe’s Travel Bans Fight to Be Reunited

Couples Separated by Europe’s Travel Bans Fight to Be Reunited Couples Separated by Europe’s Travel Bans Fight to Be Reunited LONDON — Every morning, Marisa Lobato wakes up and checks the news to see if the travel restrictions have changed. She lives in São Paulo, Brazil, and her fiancé, Horst Schlereth, is in Germany. Before the coronavirus put everything on …

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Hong Kong Security Law Sets Stage for Global Internet Fight

Hong Kong Security Law Sets Stage for Global Internet Fight

Hong Kong Security Law Sets Stage for Global Internet Fight Hong Kong Security Law Sets Stage for Global Internet Fight Individuals, as well, have taken to self-censoring. Many have taken down posts, removed “likes” for some pro-democracy pages and even deleted accounts on platforms like Twitter, according to activists. Fears that WhatsApp would hand over data drove a spike in …

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‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight

‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight

‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight ‘He’s Buying Up Brixton’: Beloved Grocer’s Eviction Sparks Gentrification Fight LONDON — Saja Shaheen is walking the aisles of Nour Cash & Carry, explaining the eclectic inventory of the popular grocery store her family has owned inside Brixton Market for more than 20 years. As new immigrant communities arrive in …

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Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote

Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women's Right to Vote

Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote Descendants of Suffragists Reflect on the Fight for Women’s Right to Vote 1. Harriot Stanton Blatch, 1911. Library of Congress 2. Maggie Lena Walker, circa 1920s. Courtesy of National Park Service, Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site 3. Ida B. Wells-Barnett with her family, 1917. Special Collections Research …

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In Fight to Ban Dog Meat, China’s Activists Find an Ally: The Coronavirus

In Fight to Ban Dog Meat, China’s Activists Find an Ally: The Coronavirus

In Fight to Ban Dog Meat, China’s Activists Find an Ally: The Coronavirus In Fight to Ban Dog Meat, China’s Activists Find an Ally: The Coronavirus For years, animal rights activists in China have lobbied policymakers, organized education drives and staged protests to persuade the government and the public to support banning the eating of dogs and cats. They scored …

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Jay Clayton, Low-Profile Regulator, Is Catapulted Into a Political Fight

Jay Clayton, Low-Profile Regulator, Is Catapulted Into a Political Fight

Jay Clayton, Low-Profile Regulator, Is Catapulted Into a Political Fight Jay Clayton, Low-Profile Regulator, Is Catapulted Into a Political Fight After three years at the helm of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jay Clayton had made it known to colleagues, friends and the Trump administration that he was itching to go back to New York. The longtime and highly-paid corporate …

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Tommie Smith’s Fist Is Still Raised: ‘We Still Need to Fight’

Tommie Smith’s Fist Is Still Raised: ‘We Still Need to Fight’

Tommie Smith’s Fist Is Still Raised: ‘We Still Need to Fight’ Tommie Smith’s Fist Is Still Raised: ‘We Still Need to Fight’ Smith, whose iconic protest alongside John Carlos at the 1968 Olympics shined a light on racial inequality, talked about today’s protests, Colin Kaepernick and what needs to happen now. Source link

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In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights

In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights

In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights In Fine Print, Airlines Make It Harder to Fight for Passenger Rights “The courthouse door is not locked, but airlines are exempt from state laws and local laws, which account for the vast majority of consumer laws,” said Paul Hudson, the president of FlyersRights.org, an airline-passenger consumer-advocacy nonprofit. …

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The Week in Business: The Fight Over Inflammatory Language

The Week in Business: The Fight Over Inflammatory Language

The Week in Business: The Fight Over Inflammatory Language The Week in Business: The Fight Over Inflammatory Language The coronavirus and its economic fallout has been particularly debilitating for black Americans. They have been more likely to fall ill and lose jobs or income since the pandemic began, an ugly disparity that added to the racial strife that boiled over. …

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As Trump Rekindles N.F.L. Fight, Goodell Sides With Players

As Trump Rekindles N.F.L. Fight, Goodell Sides With Players

As Trump Rekindles N.F.L. Fight, Goodell Sides With Players As Trump Rekindles N.F.L. Fight, Goodell Sides With Players The protracted debate in the N.F.L. over players protesting racial injustice during the national anthem reignited with force on Friday as President Trump rekindled his war with the league over the issue and the league’s commissioner, Roger Goodell, issued his strongest support …

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