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A Minneapolis protester attended a riot over a man being shot by police, but he couldn't remember the victim's name. Once reminded of the new martyr's identity, he went on camera to tell his interviewer, “Remember that name.”
A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows that 35% of US adults who live in gun-owning households have bought more firearms over the past year, amid increasing violent crime and riots in many of America's largest cities.
Athletes who may be tempted to violate the ban on protesting at the Olympic Games in Tokyo got some encouragement from the World Players Association and a German activist group, which pledged to help them fight any sanctions.
Accused teen murderer Kyle Rittenhouse has again triggered left-wing activists into fits of rage, this time by legally drinking a beer with his parents at a Wisconsin bar and wearing a T-shirt declaring that he's “free as f***.”
After seven months of almost nonstop riots, when even the firebombing of his own condo building couldn't spur him to act, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has suddenly vowed to “push back” against the Antifa violence plaguing his city.
President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari called for “understanding and calm” a day after soldiers opened fire on police-brutality protesters against the now dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Lagos on Tuesday night.
Portland police have arrested Marquise Love, ending a manhunt for the BLM activist who allegedly led a mob attack on a man who was dragged from his truck, made to sit in the street, beaten and knocked out with a kick to the head.
A federal judge in Portland has proposed making the American Civil Liberties Union an arbiter to distinguish between legitimate journalists and protesters-in-disguise – a move with important implications for press protections.
In response to the killing of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and accomplices, woke culture has intensified cringy prostration and humiliation rituals that can be traced to the Maoist Cultural Revolution.