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What is the white paper revolution?

Chinese protesters have turned to a uniquely plain everyday object in their demonstrations against the strict “zero COVID” strategy — a blank sheet of paper. As mass demonstrations first erupted in major cities across China last weekend, protesters could be seen holding up the blank sheets of white paper, leading some to dub the protests […]
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Hiker walks 13k miles to create new continental trail

ALTO, Mich. (WOOD) — A hiker named Rue Mckenrick, 40, Bend Oregon, walked 13,000 miles over the last 3 years in an effort to map out and create a new county-wide trail. Its official name is the American Perimeter Trail. It’s a 14,000-mile loop that goes around the continental United States. The Michigan portion and surrounding […]
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House votes to avert rail strike, provide workers paid sick leave

The House passed a bill on Wednesday to avert a railway strike, taking the first major step in avoiding a walkout of workers that would have drastic effects on the U.S. economy as it heads into the holiday season. The chamber passed the resolution in a 290-137 vote, sending it to the Senate for consideration […]
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In historic vote, Democrats pick Jeffries to replace Pelosi as party leader

House Democrats on Wednesday elected Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.) to head the party next year, marking a generational shift after 20 years under the reign of Rep. Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) while making Jeffries the first Black figure to lead either party in Congress in the nation’s history.  The shift was no surprise. After Pelosi and her […]