Joe Biden announces his VP pick next week, and we are less than 100 days from the US presidential election. It feels impossible to overstate the importance of this election for the US, certainly, but I would argue well beyond that as well. This week’s Extra! Extra! offers a perspective on what, exactly, is at stake on November 3rd. Next week, we’ll turn our focus towards the election itself.
This week’s Extra! Extra! covers a few topics that haven’t gotten much attention in our coverage lately: big tech and the surveillance state, a look at America’s broken education system from several angles and violence against women. We continue to provide an update on the Black Lives Matter protests, immigration and the COVID-19 pandemic.
This week’s Extra! Extra! covers new expose’s on police brutality and violence against Black and brown bodies, an update on the pandemic that isn’t actually happening right now and tragically recalls the deaths of Angela Martinez Gómez and Jose I. Escobar Menendez.
As the world crosses half a million confirmed deaths due to COVID-19, this week’s Extra! Extra! turns its focus to the latest COVID news and the disparate toll of the virus. In the US, battles are raging on reopening schools in the next month or so and the Supreme Court had another big week of rulings. Meanwhile, police brutality and intimidation, along with activism against police violence, continue.
On the eve of wealthy cis white men who made their money through slavery declaring independence for stolen land, this week’s Extra! Extra! takes a look at the state of democracy in the US and abroad. The news this week serves as a reminder of the ways that equality, freedom and the most basic of human rights remain out of reach for far too many people.
This week’s Extra! Extra! takes us back to the state where George Floyd died to check on the progress towards justice. We take a look at some of the implausible stories concocted by the same people who ask us to believe them when their body cams mysteriously fall off. We look at what’s happening — or what’s not happening, as the case maybe — on addressing corruption, police brutality and immigration. And, of course, a look at how the virus continues to impact our lives.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings you more news of antiblack violence paired with updates on what activists are up to in the US and a look at antiblack and anti-indigenous violence around the world. This was a big week for the US Supreme Court so we’ll bring you up to speed on what’s happened there. And, of course, your COVID-19 update plus a general survey of the state of things worldwide to close out.
Overwhelmed by the news? So are we, but here’s our effort at highlighting some important stories and discussions. This week’s Extra! Extra! continues to look at police brutality, the protests and what’s been accomplished in their wake, as well as a brief update on the pandemic.
This week’s Extra! Extra! looks at police instigating even more violence at protests about police violence, can we defund the police altogether, Iyanna Dior, and the meaning of voting when America is inherently built on anti-Blackness.
This week’s Extra! Extra! honors all the victims – past, present and future. Oh it needs to stop – there must be an end to the long list of names we memorialize. But I’m not naive enough to think more lives won’t be lost before we reach that point.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at what’s going on in some of the worst hit countries in the world, how reopening has been working out and ways to stay safe in the midst of everything.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings a mix of hopeful and sobering news about trans rights, the criminal justice system, violence against women and the climate catastrophes in the Bay of Bengal and in Michigan. Also, Natalie updates us on the latest Veepstakes 2020 news.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 takes a look at how the pandemic continues to harm vulnerable populations around the world, the raging fight in the US over how seriously to take any of this, the state of stimulus packages during the pandemic and a look at LGBTQ+ rights during the pandemic.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings a sobering reminder that racist violence continues in America, even during the pandemic, with news of the tragic murders of two Black young adults now making national headlines. Additionally, we have an update on America’s broken judiciary, the state of authoritarianism in different parts of the world, another report about our impending climate-change-induced hellscape and an explainer on that bizarre failed coup attempt in Venezuela.
In this week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 we see how the pandemic taps into existing discrimination and continues to deepen divisions the world over.
In this week’s Extra! Extra!, we take a break from our usual fare and instead offer commentary on some of the women who are on the short list to be Joe Biden’s Vice President.
In this week’s Extra! Extra! we honour International Workers’ Day, take a hard look at the federal judiciary and the social safety net, examine the political and personal aftermath of gun violence, and more.
In this edition, we’ll look at the disparate impact the coronavirus is having on marginalized communities, rages about government competence and incompetence and muses about what accountability looks like in the age of Corona.
This week’s Extra! Extra! brings you sobering news out of Nova Scotia, an update on the state of immigration around the world, a look at American political institutions, perspectives on the state of the environment, and more. It’s been pretty grey in Jersey City this week, and that’s pretty much how I feel about all of this.
This week’s Extra! Extra! COVID-19 looks at what’s happened with the stimulus package and protests against social distancing in the US, and how countries the world over are thinking about reopening.