Today’s daily news focuses on civic government negligence and misplaced priorities, and police misconduct creating consequences, as well as fears that UK policing may soon face its own George Floyd moment and the backroom battle to become Japan’s next prime minister. All of these stories are drawn from the front pages curated by Newseum.org
Today’s news is dominated by abuses of power and pandemic resurgences, unfortunately. Law enforcement officials in the US continue to abuse Americans on the basis of their race and ethnicity, the Russian government ocntinues to murder its critics with impunity, and school reopenings threaten to restart or worsen the pandemic around the world. These stories were drawn from newspaper front pages curated by
As COVID-19 continues to ravage the US, there is some hopeful news for the New York area. Additionally, protests in the name of long-denied justice continue around the world. At the same time, we’re faced with the threats of inaction and apathy at a time when collective action is more important than ever before. Thanks again to Newseum.org for curating local news from around the world to help with documenting this vital moment in history.
As the summer of pandemic and protests draws to a close, both continue with no signs of stopping globally. Protests against the illegitimate reelection of Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus provide a hopeful note to the backdrop of continuing abuse, apathetic leadership, and virus denialism that plagues the world at this moment. Thanks again to Newseum.org
Recent events abroad have made it imperative to include more news from outside the US in this space. Particular highlights from this week include the aftermath of the tragedy in Beirut, the arrival of the second COVID wave in Israel, and the Chinese Communist Party’s continued repression of citizens it deems troublesome. In addition to these stories is a troubling emerging trends from public school districts in the US facing COVID spikes and the gargantuan task of tackling the bloated LAPD budget. As always, all stories presented...
Today’s news includes some more stories from papers abroad as well as the US, including the abuse of migrant farm workers in Canada, a COVID-19 outbreak in Japan caused by US troops, and the mental health toll on Singaporean young adults. As always, all the stories you see here are collected from the newspaper front pages curated by Newseum.org
As the Summer of COVID and unrest continues, I’ve selected 5 stories of disparate outcomes among those trying to survive this nightmare. While the poor are forced to make impossible choices, the wealthy and connected continue not only to survive but prosper. It feels like stories such as these are the most important at this very moment as these events will have decades-long ramifications that we can really only speculate on at this time. As always, all stories have been taken from newspaper front pages curated by
Another day rises and we’re greeted with yet more cases of unprecedented levels of police misconduct. To accompany that, we also see continuing attempts by Republicans to dismantle the very systems that are keeping this pandemic from reaching apocalyptic proportions. Thankfully, these misdeeds are at least being recorded. Thanks again to Newseum.org
As the multiple crises piling up begins to feel interminable, the news unfortunately continues to be bleak. I’m just going to use this introduction to get on my soapbox and urge anyone who reads this to please remember to take care of yourself. If you find that the news is traumatizing or too draining, please disconnect to the best of your ability. As always, thanks to Newseum.org
Today is another day and that means more news of terrible inequality and injustice. However, today’s news also comes with stories of people bravely fighting against terrible odds to make America align a little bit more with the nation it claims to be. Thank you again to Newseum.org for helping to curate and highlight local ...