North Carolina

‘Responsible for National Collapse’: RNC Greeted With Projections Condemning Republicans for Abandoning Jobless Workers

On the eve of the 2020 Republican National Convention, a progressive advocacy group representing 15,000 unemployed workers on Sunday projected onto a Charlotte, North Carolina hotel the photos and stories of jobless workers struggling to meet basic needs after the GOP allowed the $600-per-week unemployment benefit boost to expire last month, slashing the incomes of …

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Polling Shows Trump’s Secret Police in Portland—and GOP Lawmaker Complicity—Could Have 2020 Consequences

President Donald Trump’s brutal ongoing crackdown on protests in Portland, Oregon and his threats to send federal agents into other major U.S. cities in the coming days could have electoral consequences for not only Trump but also vulnerable Republican senators in key battleground states who are up for re-election this November, according to polling released …

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Civil Rights Groups Sue NC City Over Law That ‘Effectively Bans Any Protest’

Civil rights groups on Friday filed a lawsuit against Alamance County and the city of Graham, North Carolina, after officials issued a new ordinance last week announcing the police department would not be issuing protest permits during the city’s current state of emergency. The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the ACLU, and a …

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