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by Jack
Brewster

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Aug 21, 2019

New Trump Rule Would Allow Government to Detain Migrant Families Indefinitely

  • The Trump administration unveils a new rule that would allow border officials to detain migrant families long-term. 
  • The rule faces an uphill legal battle. It has to be approved by a federal court first, according to the NYT
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Jul 25, 2019

Barr Greenlights First Executions in Sixteen Years

  • Attorney General Barr announces the Justice Department will resume executions after a near two decade break.

  • There have been three executions since 1988, with the most recent being in 2003. An unofficial pause began after Obama directed a review of capital punishment practices following a botched execution.

  • Five death-row inmates are to be scheduled executed in the next year. 

The Primary is the primary source material
The Who? What? Why? is an explainer article
What do the bubbles mean?
Baseline

The Baseline

is a typical news article

From the Left is an opinion piece from a left-leaning opinion writer

From the Right is an opinion piece from a right-leaning opinion writer

May 1, 2019

Trump Administration Formally Asserts Its Opposition to Obamacare in Court Brief

In a court brief, the Justice Department petitions a federal appeals court to strike down Obamacare in its entirety. Its the first formal argument by the Trump administration to end the Affordable Care Act. The filing is a departure from a previous Trump administration stance that some portions of the law, such as allowing states to expand Medicare programs, should remain

The Primary is the primary source material
The Who? What? Why? is an explainer article
What do the bubbles mean?

The Baseline

is a typical news article

From the Left

From the Left is an opinion piece from a left-leaning opinion writer

From the Right

From the Right is an opinion piece from a right-leaning opinion writer

Jan 22, 2019

Supreme Court Allows Transgender Military Ban To Go Into Effect

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court rules in favor of permitting Trump's transgender military ban to go into effect

The Primary is the primary source material
The Who? What? Why? is an explainer article
What do the bubbles mean?

The Baseline

is a typical news article

From the Left

From the Left is an opinion piece from a left-leaning opinion writer

From the Right

From the Right is an opinion piece from a right-leaning opinion writer

by Jack
Brewster
Newsreel curator since
Nov 2018
The founder and managing editor of Newsreel, Jack has written for TIME, Newsweek, the New York Daily News and VICE News

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