This is the online edition of the Popular Information newsletter. Sign up to get independent accountability journalism in your inbox: In the wake of the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, major corporations are rushing to embrace the Black Lives Matter m…
Over the weekend, large-scale demonstrations erupted in cities across the United States in protest of the senseless killing of George Floyd by a police…
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On Tuesday, for the first time, Twitter took a small step to reign in Trump's destructive behavior. The company appended a tiny warning to a series of …
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In California, at least 1,434 nursing home residents have died from COVID-19 — 38% of the total fatalities across the state. The actual number is likel…
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In the United States, the coronavirus pandemic has infected at least 1.7 million people, killed nearly 100,000, and cost 39 million their jobs. But for…
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Facebook and Twitter both issued clear policies: Publishing misinformation about voting methods in advance of the 2020 election is prohibited. But the …
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This week, Trump announced that he is taking hydroxychloroquine, an anti-malaria medication that he has been hyping as a potential treatment for COVID-…
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On March 28, the CARES Act — emergency legislation to blunt the impact of the pandemic — was signed into law. The package provided the Treasury Departm…
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