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The Trump Presidency – Part 18: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and a national reckoning

<p>Murals of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania&nbsp;</p>

The Trump Presidency – Part 18: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and a national reckoning The Trump Presidency – Part 18: Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and a national reckoning Donald Trump, a man who had once boasted he could shoot someone in the middle of 5th Avenue and get away with it, had lectured America’s police officers on law enforcement during …

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An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack

An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack

An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack An Urgent Reckoning for the Trump Brand After US Capitol Attack In the span of four days, President Trump’s family business has lost its online store, the buzz from Mr. Trump’s promotional tweets about its luxury resorts and bragging rights as host to one of the world’s most prestigious …

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Violence on Capitol Hill Is a Day of Reckoning for Social Media

Violence on Capitol Hill Is a Day of Reckoning for Social Media

Violence on Capitol Hill Is a Day of Reckoning for Social Media Violence on Capitol Hill Is a Day of Reckoning for Social Media SAN FRANCISCO — On Twitter, users called on Wednesday for the company’s chief executive, Jack Dorsey, to take down President Trump’s account. Civil rights groups weighed in, saying action by social media companies against calls for …

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After Fire at Refugee Camp, Europe Faces a Reckoning

After Fire at Refugee Camp, Europe Faces a Reckoning

After Fire at Refugee Camp, Europe Faces a Reckoning After Fire at Refugee Camp, Europe Faces a Reckoning Years after the Syrian refugee crisis subsided, asylum seekers from other nations face even higher obstacles to enter Europe, which is more ambivalent about accepting them than ever. LESBOS, Greece — A 31-year-old law school graduate, Masomeh Etemadi says she left Iran …

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‘Fat Talks,’ an Investigation, and a Reckoning: How Collegiate Runners Forced Reform

‘Fat Talks,’ an Investigation, and a Reckoning: How Collegiate Runners Forced Reform

‘Fat Talks,’ an Investigation, and a Reckoning: How Collegiate Runners Forced Reform ‘Fat Talks,’ an Investigation, and a Reckoning: How Collegiate Runners Forced Reform Crooke told Parsons to write down everything she was eating and to review the journals with him, she said. He told her to keep their discussions private, just as he had done with other runners, because, …

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As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning

As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning

As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning CAIRO — Every day now, seasonal rain pounds the lush highlands of northern Ethiopia, sending cascades of water into the Blue Nile, the twisting tributary of perhaps Africa’s most fabled river. Farther downstream, the water inches …

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Reckoning With Ghosts of Social Media Past

Reckoning With Ghosts of Social Media Past

Reckoning With Ghosts of Social Media Past Reckoning With Ghosts of Social Media Past Mandatory (White) Fun I’m employed at a consulting organization. The founders are three middle-aged white men who come from family money. Employees are nearly entirely women, many of color, single and in their late 20s-early 30s. There are a handful of other employees, people of color, …

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In Turkey’s Soccer League, the Super Lig’s Giants Face a Reckoning

In Turkey's Soccer League, the Super Lig's Giants Face a Reckoning

In Turkey’s Soccer League, the Super Lig’s Giants Face a Reckoning In Turkey’s Soccer League, the Super Lig’s Giants Face a Reckoning It is not only an expensive approach, but a deeply flawed one, prioritizing statement signings of older players at vast expense. Eler sees it as a “vicious circle,” in which clubs build teams of loan players and aging …

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Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning

Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning

Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning Accusations of Serial Rape Push Egypt Toward a Reckoning CAIRO — Obscene messages. Blackmail threats. Rape. A flood of accusations against a 21-year-old Egyptian university student who attended some of the country’s most exclusive schools poured out on social media in the past week after dozens of women posted detailed allegations …

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Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media

Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media Australia Faces its Own Reckoning Over Diversity in Media The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. This week’s issue is written by Besha Rodell, a columnist for the Australia bureau. In the 1980s, my mother was a reporter in Melbourne, …

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