First Person: The Colombian youth fighting for digital education for all

Ms. Rosas, a UN Young Leader, is the founder of El Origen, a foundation that provides at-risk youth with a second chance at education. O-lab, the app developed by El Origen, is adapted for indigenous students, who have some of the world’s lowest education attainment levels. In an interview with UN News, Ms. Rosas expressed […]

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Students Punished for ‘Vulgar’ Social Media Posts Are Fighting Back

Those tweets, her court papers say, include one in which she was “contributing to a trending discussion on Twitter about the song ‘WAP’ by Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion by suggesting lyrics for a possible remix.” Her suggestion — “He ain’t my pops but I call him DAD” because he is good in bed […]

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That’s OUR money! Dozen US states go to Supreme Court fighting over who gets to tax residents stuck working from home

New Jersey should tax its residents working from home, rather than New York where their offices sit empty, the state argued in a brief to the US Supreme Court, part of a broader battle over taxation sparked by Covid-19 lockdowns. Along with Iowa, Connecticut and Hawaii, New Jersey submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme […]

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Some doctors fighting the pandemic now have another thing to worry about

But now the doctor, on a fellowship at a Boston hospital, is facing a new anxiety: that new immigration restrictions could make it harder for him to stay in the country. Satiya is one of thousands of foreign doctors who came to the United States on a visa that recently landed in the Trump administration’s […]

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Fighting Russia has become an existential necessity for NATO, if tensions are reduced alliance has no purpose – Russia FM Lavrov

Confrontation with Russia has become the sole reason for NATO’s existence, and this encourages instability in Europe, creating artificial dividing lines on the continent. That’s according to Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. The veteran diplomat told the Moscow daily Trud that everyone knows there are no real threats to security in Europe but that NATO […]

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Betsy DeVos is still fighting to exclude DACA students from coronavirus aid

The department plans to file an appeal and “fully expects to prevail,” spokeswoman Angela Morabito said. The judge’s ruling applies only to students at California community colleges, but comes on the heels of a similar, temporary decision from a federal judge in Washington that applies to colleges and universities in that state. Congress included about […]

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‘Stop fighting! You’re gonna get tased!’: WATCH complete sequence of Rayshard Brooks arrest & shooting FROM ALL ANGLES

The events leading up to the fatal police shooting of Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta were captured on camera from multiple perspectives. RT has compiled a video showing how the deadly incident played out. In police bodycam footage, Brooks is seen taking a breathalyzer test as he insists that he’s only had a few drinks. One […]

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