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Trump and Bill Barr’s ‘bloodthirsty execution spree’ in his final months in office is unprecedented: op-ed

by Sky Palmer for RawStory.com In an op-ed for Slate this Tuesday, Austin Sarat says that the Trump administration’s announcement that it would continue to carry…

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Truly grotesque’: On way out the door, Trump prioritizes bringing back executions by firing squad and electrocution

By Jake Johnson, Common Dreams

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Betsy DeVos slammed for arguing pandemic ultimately a ‘good thing’ for US public education

Common Dreams August 31, 2020 DeVos: “I think this [the pandemic] is a good thing because I think it’s going to really force changes that…

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How to Vote by Mail and Make Sure It Counts

There’s a lot going on with the USPS right now. Here’s a complete state-by-state guide to how to get your ballot—and when it’s due. https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-vote-by-mail-state-deadlines-usps/

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Empty mail trucks leaving early — while mail sits on docks — to fulfill Trump appointee’s orders

By: Ben Hall , Kevin Wisniewski Posted at 5:48 AM, Aug 24, 2020   A new investigative report contradicts claims about cost-cutting by President Donald Trump’s postmaster general. Postmaster…

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Trump’s pick for Postal Service Chair once headed voter suppression efforts for Republicans

by Sky Palmer “According to HuffPost, President Trump’s pick for a key Postal Service position was behind some of the Republican Party’s most “brazen voter…

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