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Israel supporters angry over CUNY hiring Marc Lamont Hill

In 2018, Marc Lamont Hill was fired from his job at CNN over comments he made in support of Palestinian liberation. Now, Israel supporters are angered over his hiring by CUNY. Source

Angry Parents Confront Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Over School Mask Mandate

A group of angry parents protesting the student mask mandate confronted Governor Ned Lamont during a back-to-school meeting at a Connecticut elementary school. The meeting was cut short and Lamont had to be escorted away by security after he was surrounded by parents who were furious that he was supporting the school mask mandates. RT […]

Mondoweiss Podcast: Dissecting ‘progressive except for Palestine’ with Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick

Subscribe: Overcast / Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher / TuneIn / Deezer Earlier this year, Mondoweiss contributing writer Sarah Doyal reviewed the new book, Except For Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics, from authors Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick. Sarah wrote: “Delving into the phenomenon long-named in leftist circles as “Progressive Except […]

Activist Marc Lamont Hill Says Black Lives Matter Supports the ‘Dismantling of the Zionist Project’

Marc Lamont Hill. Photo: Karga Fantasma. Marc Lamont Hill, an American academic and activist who has previously drawn fire for advocating the eradication of Israel, told a virtual discussion hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) that the Black Lives Matter movement supports the “dismantling of the Zionist project.” In 2018, Hill was fired […]

Gov. Ned Lamont Touts Connecticut First State to Require Black/Latino Course

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) announced Wednesday his state is the first in the nation to require high schools to offer black and Latino studies courses. “Increasing the diversity of what we teach is critical to providing students with a better understanding of who we are as a society and where we are going,” Lamont said […]

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont Sets $10K Fine for Businesses Violating Pandemic Rules

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont (D) has issued an executive order, to take effect Thanksgiving Day, that sets a fine of $10,000 for businesses that violate his Chinese coronavirus restrictions. Lamont’s 82nd executive order, released Tuesday, states businesses that violate “the size or capacity limitations,” as determined by the state’s commissioner of the Department of Economic […]

Citizens Review Board Sees Error In Keith Lamont Scott Shooting Decision

Charlotte’s Citizens Review Board has determined that there was “substantial evidence of error” in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police’s decision that the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott in September was justified. In a closed session Tuesday evening, the board agreed to hold a second hearing in August to weigh more evidence […]

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