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criminalization of protests, guns and unemployment

The Pitch has partnered with a local political advocacy organization called hard light. Their goal is to engage and empower individuals from under-represented populations to build community power. And impact decision-makers. Every week of the year that Kansas State House is in session, they publish a small video recap what …

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Iraq Passes New Law to Help ISIS Genocide Survivors

On March 1, 2021, the Iraqi parliament adopted the Yazidi law [Female] Survivors Bill, a law designed to provide assistance to survivors of Daesh atrocities. In 2014, Daesh, a terrorist organization, unleashed genocidal atrocities against religious minorities: Yazidis, Christians and others. Thousands of Yazidis trapped in Sinjar mountains as they …

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Drowned in debt, women farmers take a firm stand – Groundviews

Trapped between unscrupulous microfinance companies and deceptive governments, rural women farmers in Sri Lanka are drowning in debt. More than 200 have committed suicide, some with their young children; families have been destroyed and hard-earned assets lost as they struggle to meet the impossible demands of large corporations to increase …

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Heritage FCU plans to complete bank acquisition on March 31

State of Indiana. (Source: Shutterstock) After securing regulatory and shareholder approvals, the $ 781 million Heritage Federal Credit Union of Newburgh, Indiana announced Monday that it plans to complete the acquisition of State Bank Elberfeld for $ 86, $ 5 million on March 31. Heritage said its assets will grow …

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