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Steve September 20, 2021

Amanda Northrop/Vox The battle lines for the next decade of US politics are about to be set. Republicans are trying to gerrymander themselves into control of the House of Representatives — and they very well might succeed. A seat in Tennessee here, seats in Ohio and Missouri there. Multiple seats, perhaps, in Texas, Florida, North […]

Steve September 20, 2021

For those looking to insurgent electoral movements to freshen our political possibilities, this week’s preliminary mayoral results in Boston offer reason for good cheer. Two current city council members—Michelle Wu and Anissa Essaibi George, both women of color—snagged the top spots in the preliminary mayoral election and will now face off in what will likely […]

Steve September 20, 2021

In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and the fall of Kabul to the Taliban, new fears have been raised that a Taliban-ruled Afghanistan represents a potentially deadly terrorism threat to the United States. “Al Qaeda operated from Afghanistan before September 11, and they can do so again, with deadly consequences,” or so […]

Steve September 20, 2021

In recent years, we’ve seen the Republican Party cross bridge after bridge in the name of gaining partisan advantage to a degree that would have been unthinkable a couple generations ago. Impeach a president over an affair while their own House leader was having an affair? Crossed. Force a vote on a war of aggression […]

Steve September 20, 2021

In communications shared with the court, Tesla has agreed to finally honor the solar roof prices given to customers who had signed contracts. Back in March, Tesla added a new “roof complexity” factor to its solar roof prices that resulted in drastically increasing the price of its solar roof. The price of solar roof projects […]

Steve September 20, 2021

Home Fact Check Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 20, 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 […]

Steve September 20, 2021

Home Bias Report Posted By: Media Bias Fact Check September 20, 2021 These media sources are moderate to strongly biased toward liberal causes through story selection and/or political affiliation.  They may utilize strong loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or stereotypes), publish misleading reports, and omit information […]

Steve September 20, 2021

A demonstrator in Mexico City in September 2020 holds a banner that calls for “legal, safe, and free abortion.” (Rebecca Blackwell / Associated Press) Listen to this episode of The Times: This month, Mexico’s Supreme Court decriminalized abortion in the country. Argentina legalized abortion last December, becoming one of just three countries in Latin America […]

Steve September 20, 2021

The Jan. 6 House Select Committee has only just begun its work and it’s already proving the great value of congressional investigations to the country. The committee was established against the backdrop of vast gaps in our knowledge about the Capitol attack. It is a national imperative — one that all public leaders should share […]

Steve September 20, 2021

The latest wave of COVID-19, driven by the Delta variant, has brought hospitals back to the brink and destroyed hopes of a return to normalcy anytime soon. But the damage from the coronavirus has been far from homogenous, in large part because of geographic differences in vaccination rates. To help understand how those differences have […]

Steve September 20, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech said on Monday that the companies’ two-dose Covid-19 vaccine was safe and showed a “robust” antibody response in children ages 5 to 11. Based on data collected in a trial that included more than 2,000 children, Pfizer and its German partner, BioNTech, said in a press release that the vaccine was “safe, well tolerated, […]