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NBA opens probe after Jeremy Lin says he was called 'coronavirus' during game

The Observer 28 Feb 2021
'I will never shut up'. LeBron James responds to Ibrahimovic criticism. Read more ... The first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent in the NBA, Lin and his the Warriors are playing at the neutral G League bubble venue in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism ... .
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Warriors G League G Jeremy Lin experienced racism on court

Beaumont Enterprise 27 Feb 2021
Kerr said it was brought to his attention Friday night that Lin had expressed his dismay publicly. Lin — the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent in the NBA — and his team are playing at the neutral G League bubble venue in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism.
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What could Joe Biden’s economic plans mean for Michiganders?

Michigan Live 27 Feb 2021
“Interestingly, that happens to be a really popular measure,” said Luke Shaefer, director of poverty solutions at the University of Michigan. Shaefer notes 61% of Florida voters agreed in November to a constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15, incrementally, by 2026.
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Jeremy Lin cries foul over ‘coronavirus’ slur

The Manila Times 27 Feb 2021
SAN FRANCISCO ... Jeremy Lin ... Lin — the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent in the NBA — and his team are playing at the neutral G League bubble venue in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism ... So here we are again, sharing how we feel. Is anyone listening?” ... We’re born.
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Warriors Guard Jeremy Lin Shares He Was Called ‘Coronavirus’ On Basketball Court

CBS Sports 27 Feb 2021
UPDATE. Victim, Suspect Identified In Fatal Oakland Park Shooting in Front of Children ... Lin — the first American-born player of Chinese or Taiwanese descent in the NBA — and his team are playing at the neutral G League bubble venue in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “Being an Asian American doesn’t mean we don’t experience poverty and racism ... COVID ... UPDATE ... .
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Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman attended multiple conspiracy theory events during campaign

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 26 Feb 2021
Capitol on Jan. 6 ... More ... Dig deeper. What is QAnon? ... Two of the events were sponsored by a group Chambers heads called Sarasota Patriots for Trump — which is now listed by the Southern Poverty Law Centers as one of several anti-government groups active in Florida ... Chambers is a public speaker and has given talks at Republican clubs across Florida ... .
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Biden goes big, and the American people are with him

Las Vegas Sun 24 Feb 2021
Facing the largest social and economic crisis since the Great Depression, Biden is hoping to significantly reduce child poverty, expand health care and fortify working-class families ... That level of support has only gone up since COVID set in, as people realize that many of their beloved essential workers have been living on poverty-level wages.
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Timothy Egan: Joe Biden is going big, and America is going with him

The Salt Lake Tribune 21 Feb 2021
Facing the largest social and economic crisis since the Great Depression, Biden is hoping to significantly reduce child poverty, expand health care and fortify working-class families ... That level of support has only gone up since COVID set in, as people realize that many of their beloved essential workers have been living on poverty-level wages.
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FKA twigs is exactly right – why do we still ask abuse victims why they didn't leave?

The Observer 21 Feb 2021
Sign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Flipping the narrative on abuse ... The accuser is put under a microscope ... It’s part of a move to address period poverty and stop girls who can’t afford sanitary products from skipping school.Florida women dress as ‘grannies’ to try and get Covid vaccine ... .
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Letters to the editor for Feb. 19, 2021

The Gainesville Sun 19 Feb 2021
Despite an outcome in Florida ... One would hope that the governor and state Legislature would focus on the real problems confronting Florida, like public health, public education, poverty, climate change and the still-raging pandemic that has kept us from achieving economic recovery.
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Joe Biden is going big and Americans are with himBiden is listening to whispers from ...

Deccan Herald 19 Feb 2021
Facing the largest social and economic crisis since the Great Depression, Biden is hoping to significantly reduce child poverty, expand health care and fortify working-class families ... That level of support has only gone up since Covid set in, as people realize that many of their beloved essential workers have been living on poverty-level wages.
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The Scranton Times-Tribune 19 Feb 2021
Researchers find that poverty causes mental illness, and mental illness in turn exacerbates poverty ... A child allowance, the heart of Biden’s plan to fight child poverty ... Mitt Romney of Utah, Marco Rubio of Florida and Mike Lee of Utah are among those who have endorsed serious initiatives to address child poverty.
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