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Here Are 6 Punjabi Songs That Support India's Farmers

Want to know what's going on with India's controversial farming laws? Here are six Punjabi songs that tell you exactly what millions of farmers think about the new laws.

Punjabi Singer Diljit Dosanjh sits with fellow singers and protesters at New Delhi's border.

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In 2020, India's grassroots agricultural movement blossomed to become the largest protest in human history — and it's still going on.

Singhs And Singers: Support The Punjabi Singers Taking It To The

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As protests continue to rage throughout the nation and the world in the wake of the brutal police murder of George Floyd and in the final days of Trump's administration, more and more individuals are seeking out material to help them unlearn centuries of inherited racism.

If you're a white person, you're racist, whether you know it or not. As America finally begins to wake up to the reality of the plight of Black people, it's your job to educate yourself. While there are plenty of resources available to help you in your journey to becoming consistently anti-racist, one of the most powerful ways to learn is by taking in Black stories on film.

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Ariel Pink and John Maus Were at the DC Protests

"I was in DC to peacefully show support for my president," Pink wrote on Twitter.

Yesterday, thousands of Trump supporters breached the U.S. Capitol, interrupting the Senate's hearing to confirm Joe Biden as President, in a disturbing act that has been deemed "domestic terrorism."

An influx of photos and videos of the mob quickly spread across major news outlets and social media, showing — expectedly — not a single face mask in sight. With everyone's personal identities out in the open, law enforcement and those watching the terror unfold online were able to see exactly who was professing their support for (almost former) President Trump's dangerous antics. Unfortunately, there were a few familiar faces.

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What's happening in Washington D.C. is beyond comprehension. And yet we should have seen this coming. Many of us did.
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What's Going On with the Protests at the U.S. Capitol?

Trump supporters swarmed the U.S. capitol during today's Senate debate over the Electoral College votes.

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This article was originally published at 3:55 p.m. on January 6. It was updated at 5:50 p.m. on January 6.

Less than a year after Black Lives Matter protesters were met with tear gas, rubber bullets, and countless instances of brutality from police officers across the country, Trump supporters are being let off rather easy for...also protesting.

January 6 marked the Senate debate over the Electoral College count, during which the soon-to-be Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and various other Trump cronies asserted that Joe Biden did not win the 2020 election (though he did) and the current president would have been reelected in a landslide if it weren't for massive voter fraud (which didn't exist).

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Why 2020 Is the Best Year for Radical Climate Reform

In a year marked by multiple consecutive crises, climate change remains more relevant than you may think.

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2020 is a cursed year.

Unless you live under a rock, or you're Jeff Bezos, you're probably suffering from crisis overload. COVID-19 has killed over 160,000 Americans to date, and millions are still without jobs. The nationwide protests against police brutality have brought into sharp relief the racism endemic in our policing and in our society at large. We're worried about our safety and the safety of our families, about job security, or about how we're going to pay rent this month. With the election just months away, we're worried about the state of our democracy and whether it will withstand forces that threaten to dismantle it.

Remember climate change? If it's recently taken up less of your emotional real estate than it did in, say, February, I don't blame you. There's only so much crisis a person can take at one time. But unfortunately, despite whatever else is going on in the world, climate change continues its steady march toward the point of no return, which scientists say is about 15 years out.

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