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Supreme Court blocks employer vaccine-or-test mandate, allows vaccine mandate for some healthcare facilities

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On Thursday afternoon, the Supreme Court ruled to block the Biden administration’s federal vaccine-or-test mandate for large businesses, while also ...

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Annual inflation reaches 7% in December

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On Wednesday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the US consumer price inflation index rose 7% over the past year — the highest level of i ...

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SCOTUS hears arguments on proposed federal vaccine mandates

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The US Supreme Court heard arguments today about two proposed federal vaccine mandates — one “directed at businesses with 100 or more employees th ...

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Ashli Babbitt: Terrorist or patriot?

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On January 6th, 2021, Ashli Babbitt was fatally shot by Capitol Police officer Lt. Michael Byrd. Babbitt was attempting to climb through a windowed do ...

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January 6th: Attempted coup or attempted restoration of democracy?

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What happened at the US Capitol building on January 6th, 2021? While we might agree on basic facts — people protested the certification of the 2020 ...

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The White House’s Comments on Unvaccinated Americans: Brazen truth or divisive rhetoric?

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On Friday, White House Health Officials held a briefing on the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic.    One specific statement from the brie ...

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The Narratives around Jussie Smollett

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Last week, actor Jussie Smollett was found guilty on 5 out of 6 charges of disorderly conduct in connection with his claim that two men attacked him w ...

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JK Rowling Comments on New Gender Identification Practices

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On Sunday, JK Rowling shared her thoughts on Twitter regarding the Scottish Police’s decision to “log rapes as being carried out by a woman if ...

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Feeling confused about Pfizer’s announcement about vaccine efficacy against Omicron?

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Today, Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced that an internal study found that the effectiveness of a three dose vaccine regimen (two doses and a ...

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Capturing Conversations: Twitter responds to new polling on the term “Latinx”

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A new nationwide poll surveying “registered voters of Hispanic/Latina(o) origin residing in the United States” found that 2% of respondents “cho ...

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Gov. Ron DeSantis proposes Florida State Guard

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On Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis “announced more than $100 million in funding proposals to support Florida’s National Guard and establis ...

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November Jobs Report Released

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On Friday, the Department of Labor released their jobs report for November.   According to the report, employers added 210,000 jobs last month ...