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Funeral Home Hands out Flyers at COVID Denier Protest

An Italian funeral home handed out flyers advertising its services at a ‘March of Liberation’ rally for COVID-deniers in Rome on Saturday.



a group of people standing in front of a building: A woman with a sign saying "it's a dictatorship not a pandemic" participates at Let's Free Italy!, Liberation March for Work, Income, Sovereignty, Democracy, in Piazza San Giovanni on October 10, 2020, in Rome, Italy. A man handed out flyers advertising a local funeral home at the protest in Rome.


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A woman with a sign saying “it’s a dictatorship not a pandemic” participates at Let’s Free Italy!, Liberation March for Work, Income, Sovereignty, Democracy, in Piazza San Giovanni on October 10, 2020, in Rome, Italy. A man handed out flyers advertising a local funeral home at the protest in Rome.

On Twitter, the Taffo funeral home shared a photo of a man handing out flyers at the rally and simply said: “Flyer for the March of Liberation! Business is Business.”

The organizers of the rally say it was held in protest of the government, the European Union, and neoliberalism, and while organizers said that they do not deny the existence of the coronavirus, they denounce its political use and appear to deny the severity of

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Israelis protest outside Netanyahu’s home after bid to curb demonstrations

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Crowds protested outside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s home on Saturday demanding he quit over his handling of COVID-19 – many angered by what they said were government attempts to use lockdown measures to stifle demonstrations.

FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement as Israel imposes nightly curfews in dozens of towns and neighbourhoods to stem the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Beit Shemesh, Israel September 8, 2020. Alex Kolomoisky/Pool via REUTERS

Long lines of cars drove along the main highway to Jerusalem in a protest convoy and groups gathered on bridges and junctions in other cities, also demonstrating about corruption charges against Netanyahu – charges he denies.

The protests came a day after the government tightened COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, though parliament failed to pass one measure to restrict citizens’ protests to within 1 km (0.6 miles) of their homes.

That measure would have effectively

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Why 45% of NYC Public School Students Stayed Home in Protest

The sign could have been an artifact from a 1960s civil rights protest: Which side are you on? Segregation or Integration??

Instead, that sign was on display last Friday in New York City at a student-led demonstration calling for a more inclusive admissions process at one of the city’s most selective public high schools, Hunter College High School, where about 10% of students are Black and Latino.

Inequality in the U.S. education system is among the countless enduring racial disparities that have been magnified by the coronavirus pandemic and highlighted by the national conversation about race sparked by the death of George Floyd. As more than 1 million New York City public-school students start class remotely on Monday, amid ongoing debate about whether and when the nation’s largest school district will be prepared to open at full capacity, recent polling shows Black and Latino parents are less likely than

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