Steve September 23, 2021

Leaders of South Africa, Iraq, Libya National Unity Government among those to speak on Thursday. World leaders are speaking for a third day at the 76th session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The leaders of South Africa, Iraq and Libya’s national unity government are among those slated to address the world gathering in New […]

Steve September 23, 2021

UN refugee agency blasts controversial Nationality and Borders Bill championed by governing right-wing Conservative Party. New asylum laws planned by the United Kingdom will create an “unfair two-tier system” in violation of international law, the UN’s Refugee Agency has said. In a statement on Thursday, UNHCR warned the Nationality and Borders Bill would “penalise most […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Thu Sep 23, 2021, 09:02 AM brooklynite (72,742 posts) Source: PBS U.S. Special Envoy for Haiti Daniel Foote resigned Thursday, saying that he did not want to be associated with what he called the United States’ “inhumane, counterproductive decision to deport thousands of Haitian refugees” back to the island nation. Foote’s resignation letter to Secretary […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Anti-LGBTQ and anti-choice religious-right groups and leaders are mobilizing to help Republican Glenn Youngkin win this year’s Virginia gubernatorial election in which voting is already underway. Youngkin has bragged about endorsements from national religious-right groups, including the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and National Right to Life. Another right-wing anti-choice group, CatholicVote, told supporters in an […]

Steve September 23, 2021

As world leaders meet to talk energy in New York, 200 green groups are urging them to embrace renewables and stop financing fossil fuels As world leaders prepare to discuss the energy transition at the UN, hundreds of green groups are calling for an end to international public finance for fossil fuels. In a statement, […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Last week, Senate Democrats unveiled a new version of their voting rights legislation: a compromise to win the support of West Virginia’s Joe Manchin, one of the most conservative members of the Democratic caucus. The bill is a pared-down version of their original For the People Act, omitting the prior bill’s ethics enforcements and some […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Mary Trump was asked “what the hell is going on” with her cousin, Donald Trump Jr., and didn’t hold back. In this week’s episode of the “UnPresidented” podcast, Donald Trump’s niece described her cousin as “weak” and a suck-up who was ultimately “left in the dust” by his father, the former president. Trump Jr. is […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, the controversial Arizona Democrat who threatens to derail President Biden’s legislative agenda, received more than $750,000 in donations from the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. After that, she announced her opposition to a Democratic plan to lower prescription drug costs. Sinema told White House officials that she opposes House and Senate bills that would allow Medicare […]

Steve September 23, 2021

If your employees want to use iPhones and Macs, you really should let them. That’s the main message today coming from a Vanson Bourne survey commissioned by Jamf. Employee choice remains an HR issue The international survey asked 2,000 employees and 500 IT decision-makers how they felt about employee choice and the future of work. It […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Even within the queer community, biphobia isn’t being taken seriously, explains author Lois Shearing on Bi Visibility Day. Homophobic and transphobic comments have finally started to be taken seriously for the damage that they cause. Many jokes that would have been considered mainstream only 10 years ago are now, rightly, considered unacceptable. This has lead […]

Steve September 23, 2021

As lawmakers scramble to finalize a historic jobs and infrastructure package, huge fights are underway to figure out how to fund it. The simplest, most effective, and most popular way is to tax the extremely wealthy, like the billionaires who’ve seen their collective wealth grow by $1.8 trillion during the pandemic. Unfortunately, lawmakers have missed […]

Steve September 23, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 23, 2021 Each day Media Bias Fact Check selects and publishes fact checks from around the world. We only utilize fact-checkers that are either a signatory of the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) or have been verified as credible by MBFC. Further, we review each fact […]