College in turmoil over Jane Fonda visit for anti-war protest anniversary

The commemoration remembers the four students killed by the National Guard at the university in 1970 Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/jane-fonda-speech-kent-state-university-may-4-1970-a9352046.html Indie Brew found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Graig Graziosi

Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban after white supremacists said it would spark civil war

Democrat lawmakers helped reject the bill weeks after a gun rights demonstration took over Richmond Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/virginia-assault-weapon-ban-vicil-war-democrat-republican-white-supremacy-a9340186.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Associated Press reporters

Trolls Force Artist to Cancel a Planned Greta Thunberg Mural in North Dakota

Drama is afoot in the capital of North Dakota. The state is the site of both the famous Standing Rock protests of 2016 and some of the country’s greatest crude oil reserves. And it was going to be home to one amazing mural of 17-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg in Bismarck, North Dakota until a […]

Families sue to stop transgender girls competing in school sports

They argue that allowing athletes with male anatomy to compete has deprived them of track titles and scholarship opportunities Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/transgender-girls-athletes-ban-connecticut-high-school-alliance-defending-freedom-a9332746.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Associated Press reporters

Masked neo-Nazi white supremacists march in Washington DC

Demonstrators yell ‘Reclaim America!’ and ‘Life, liberty, victory!’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/white-supremacists-neo-nazis-patriot-front-march-washington-dc-marc-a9325906.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Maya Oppenheim

'I don't want to listen to lies about the Second Amendment': Father of Parkland shooting victim detained for State of the Union protest speaks out

‘Tonight was a rough night’, Fred Guttenberg said after he was detained Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-state-of-the-union-parkland-shooting-gun-safety-second-amendment-a9319661.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Graig Graziosi

Super Bowl 2020: Beyonce and Jay-Z refuse to stand while Demi Lovato sings the national anthem

The incident has been interpreted as a show of support for Colin Kaepernick Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/news/super-bowl-beyonce-jayz-demi-lovato-national-anthem-video-a9315211.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Louis Chilton

More Than 350 Employees Risk Their Jobs to Call Out Amazon’s Climate Failures

Earlier this month, Amazon told employees to stop talking publicly about its inadequate climate plan or risk losing their jobs. In response, 350 employees took to Amazon Employees for Climate Justice’s (AECJ) Medium page on Sunday evening to lay out why Amazon should beef up its climate plan and what the stakes are… Read more… […]

Diddy blasts the Grammys: “Hip-hop has never been respected”

Ahead of Sunday’s Grammy Awards, Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the show for dissing rap and R&B stars, in a blazing speech that got a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and others, AP reports. What they’re saying: At the end of his 50-minute speech last night at Clive Davis’ white-hot pre-Grammys gala, Combs said: “So […]

Coronavirus: Hong Kong protesters set fire to planned quarantine building

Riots and fires have broken out in and near the reacquisitioned residence Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/coronavirus-hong-kong-protests-quarantine-building-china-latest-a9302531.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jessie Pang