Paul Blest

2020 election

Stacey Abrams: Here Are 3 Ways To Know If Your Vote Is Being Suppressed

"Democracy should belong to every eligible American citizen, and right now it doesn't."
Paul Blest
a day ago
Donald Trump

Trump Just Signed an Executive Order Claiming That Anti-Racism Is the Real Racism

The new order takes aim at anti-racism training, or as the White House calls it, "offensive and anti-American race and sex stereotyping and scapegoating."
Paul Blest
a day ago
coronavirus vaccine

The Number of Americans Planning to Get a COVID Vaccine Right Away Has Plummeted

And almost a quarter of respondents in a new poll say they'll never take it.
Paul Blest
2 days ago
Bill Barr

Barr Declares NYC, Seattle, Portland 'Anarchist’ Cities and Threatens Funding Cuts

It's an escalation of the Trump administration's war on cities run by Democrats that have seen huge protests against police brutality this year.
Paul Blest
3 days ago
2020 election

Trump Supporters Are Intimidating Voters at the Polls

At a Virginia polling place, voters had to be given "escorts" to get past a group of chanting Trump supporters.
Paul Blest
3 days ago
Policing

Protester Says a Cop Sexually Assaulted Him With a Baton During Arrest

“Getting arrested is one thing, but they beat the shit out of me,” said Michael Jacobs, who was arrested near a homeless encampment in Denver.
Paul Blest
9.18.20
2020 election

Mail-In Ballots From Black Voters in North Carolina Are Rejected Way More Than White Voters'

Meanwhile, the president is spreading misinformation about vote-by-mail in the state, calling it a "rigged election in waiting."
Paul Blest
9.18.20
Bill Barr

Bill Barr Just Compared COVID Lockdowns to Slavery and Said Black Victims of Police Violence Are 'Props'

The attorney general also criticized prosecutors in his own department, comparing them to pre-schoolers.
Paul Blest
9.17.20
Donald Trump

Trump Is One of the Worst Leaders on Earth, According to the Rest of the World

The failed U.S. response to the pandemic has absolutely trashed the nation's standing among its allies.
Paul Blest
9.16.20
wildfires

Portland Has the Worst Air Quality in the World Thanks to the West Coast Fires

Anything over 300 on the Air Quality Index is considered "actively hazardous." Portland's at 455.
Paul Blest
9.15.20
2020 election

Trump Is Ignoring All COVID Warnings and Holding Giant Indoor Rallies Again

Trump held a huge rally in Nevada over the weekend, in open defiance of the state ban on indoor gatherings of more than 50 people.
Paul Blest
9.14.20
wildfires

The West Coast Fires Are 'Apocalyptic,' And It's Going to Take Years to Recover

One Oregon official said the state is preparing for a "mass fatality event."
Paul Blest
9.14.20
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