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PolitiFact→ Francis Suarez – Miami mayor is right: Miami-Dade public schools have seen sharp increase in new immigrant students
“Just last year,” Miami-Dade Public Schools “had over 14,000 new children, 10,000 of which came from four countries of Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Haiti.”
PolitiFact→ Tim Scott – Sen. Tim Scott said Black homeownership has been static since 1968 housing law. He’s right.
“For African American families in particular, the homeownership rate remains relatively unchanged since 1968, the year the Fair Housing Act was signed into law.”
Truth or Fiction?→ Was ‘Citi Bike Karen’ Right All Along, as Evidenced by a Receipt?
On May 19 2023, a highly popular Reddit post to r/facepalm was a confident assertion that “Citi Bike Karen” (a New York City nurse named Sarah Comrie) had been “right all along”: "Bike Karen" Was Right Aft
The Dispatch→ Fact Check: Did Volodymyr Zelensky Wear a Symbol of a Far-Right Nationalist Group?
A Ukrainian flag is seen in a jacket of a woman waiting to see Volodymyr Zelensky speak at the Roya Castle in Warsaw, Poland, on 5 April, 2023. (Photo by Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto/Getty Images) Claims are circulating online that the Ukrainian coat of arms
Truth or Fiction?→ L.A. Dodgers Capitulate to Right-Wing Campaign Against ‘Pride Night’
The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team has disinvited a prominent drag performance and activism group following a campaign orchestrated by the Catholic League and supported by Marco Rubio (R-Florida). The team announced on May 17 2023 that it had resci
PolitiFact→ Kamala Harris – Kamala Harris’ claim about Latinos getting 1% of venture capital funding is mostly right
"Latino small businesses are 1 in 4 new businesses, but only 1% of venture capital funding goes to Latino businesses."
PolitiFact→ Roy Cooper – Cooper says 4 NC Republicans vowed to protect abortion rights. He's right about 3.
Four North Carolina Republicans made “campaign promises” to protect reproductive rights
Logically→ No, the WEF hasn’t said that water is not a human right or ordered governments to ration it
PolitiFact→ Vivek Ramaswamy – Vivek Ramaswamy largely right on Ron DeSantis, Disney carve-out
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed “a last-minute exception into an anti-discrimination law for anyone who also operates a theme park more than 25 acres in Florida,” benefiting Walt Disney Co.
PolitiFact→ Nikki Haley – Is Nikki Haley right that $500 billion in COVID-19 funding could be rescinded? It’s not that simple
There is “$500 billion of unspent COVID money” that can be rescinded.
PolitiFact→ Kirsten Gillibrand – Is Kirsten Gillibrand right that “many law enforcement agencies” did not submit hate crime data?
“Many law enforcement agencies didn’t submit their (hate crime) data to the FBI.”
PolitiFact→ Ron DeSantis – Ron DeSantis is right, Florida has one of the country’s lowest tax burdens
Florida has “the second lowest tax burden per capita in the United States.”
Truth or Fiction?→ Clarence Thomas’ Right-Wing Benefactor Helped Ginni Thomas Become a Lobbyist
The right-wing real estate mogul who reportedly lavished Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with undisclosed vacations also financed Virginia “Ginni” Thomas’ foray into becoming a lobbyist fighting what was described as a “cu
The Dispatch→ The Left, Right, and Religious
A life divided in two. Continue reading The Left, Right, and Religious »
PolitiFact→ Ask PolitiFact: Is Hakeem Jeffries right about the GOP’s stance on book-banning?
House Democratic Leader Hakeem Jeffries said ”extreme MAGA Republicans want to ban books” on the Holocaust, Martin Luther King Jr., the LGBTQ journey, “Roberto Clemente and baseball" and the Native American experience in the U.S. He can point to
The Dispatch→ House Passes Parental Rights Bill
Students in a classroom. (Via Getty Images)Plus: A March Madness update after an exciting weekend of games. 🏀☘️Continue reading House Passes Parental Rights Bill »
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Biden says expanded child tax credit sharply cut poverty for Black children; data shows he’s right
“We cut Black child poverty in half in 2021 because of the child tax credit.”
The Dispatch→ Jimmy Carter’s Human Rights Legacy
President Jimmy Carter at the White House, November 13, 1978. (Photo by Brownie Harris/Corbis/Getty Images)Carter was sincere in his ideals, but often cast them aside for the sake of politics.Continue reading Jimmy Carter’s Human Rights Legacy »
PolitiFact→ Darrin Madison – Madison is half-right on claim about GOP’s cash bail bill
Under a GOP bill on cash bail, "a large quantity of people who are accused of crimes, including anyone who even witnesses certain crimes, could now be detained and subject to bail."
Poynter→ The Unite the Right rally was real, not a staged ‘intel op’ as Dilbert creator Scott Adams claims
On Aug. 11, 2017, hundreds of alt-right and neo-Nazi supporters gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia, to protest the city’s decision to remove Confederate monuments. Armed with weapons and lit tiki torches […] The post The Unite the Right rall
The Dispatch→ How ESG Became a Right-Wing Flashpoint
Employees stand outside of the shuttered Silicon Valley Bank headquarters on March 10, 2023, in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Plus: ‘Anything that gets you asking me questions about Jan. 6 instead of asking me about
Logically→ Turkey supported Pakistan at the UNHRC and said India is guilty of human rights violations in Kashmir.
PolitiFact→ Scott Adams – Unite the Right rally was real, not a staged ‘intel op’
The 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was “an American intel op against Trump.”
The Dispatch→ The Right to Choose
California Gov. Gavin Newsom. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Is it wrong for governors to penalize corporations for their political choices?The post The Right to Choose appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ Lawmakers Elevate Human Rights Ahead of First CCP Hearing
Protesters call for an end to transnational repression by the Chinese government. (Photo by Haley Byrd Wilt) NEW YORK—Some demonstrators fled China decades ago because they weren’t willing to risk political imprisonment again. Others witnessed the
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Think a $700 payout from Apple for a slow iPhone seems too good to be true? You’re right, it is
Apple will pay customers $700 for a slowed-down iPhone.
Poynter→ Did Canada invent football? Pretty much. Dave Grohl’s Super Bowl claim is largely right.
Super Bowl LVII had some remarkable moments. Rihanna performed the halftime show in a red jumpsuit and debuted a new baby bump, and the Kansas City Chiefs came back with […] The post Did Canada invent football? Pretty much. Dave Grohl’s Super B
PolitiFact→ Dave Grohl – Should we thank Canada for football? Pretty much. Dave Grohl’s Super Bowl claim is largely right
Canada is to thank for American football.
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Joe Biden is right that preschool benefits college attendance, though research varies
"Studies show that children who go to preschool are nearly 50% more likely to finish high school and go on to earn a two- or four-year degree, no matter their background they came from."
The Dispatch→ DeSantis Is (Almost) Right About Libel Law
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)And the New York Times is wrong about DeSantis.The post DeSantis Is (Almost) Right About Libel Law appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Trans Activist Did NOT Advocate Right to ‘Mutilate Kids Before Puberty’
Did a Minnesota trans activist advocate her right to "genitally mutilate" pre-pubescent children? No, that's not true: The activist, Amber Muhm, spoke in favor of House File (HF) 146, a bill that would prevent Minnesota from enforcing any
PolitiFact→ Robin Vos – Vos is mostly right on claim about multimillionaires and BadgerCare
In Wisconsin, even multimillionaires can be on BadgerCare "because we don't even ask people what their income level is to qualify for free healthcare."
The Dispatch→ China Competition a Bipartisan Bright Spot in Congress
Rep. Mike Gallagher in 2021. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)Plus: An early look at the House GOP’s Afghanistan withdrawal investigation.The post China Competition a Bipartisan Bright Spot in Congress appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: WHO Is NOT Forcing Member-States To End Human Rights And Freedoms Worldwide
Is the World Health Organization (WHO) compelling member states, through an amendment to its International Health Regulations, to abandon "the dignity of human beings, the human rights of human beings and fundamental freedoms"? No, that's
The Dispatch→ Don’t Praise Olaf Scholz for Finally Doing the Right Thing
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced that he will send battle tanks to Ukraine. (Photo by Michael Kappeler/picture alliance/Getty Images.)Throughout the war in Ukraine, Western leaders have been celebrated for doing the bare minimum.The post Don’
PolitiFact→ Gavin Newsom – Gavin Newsom is mostly right, the US gun homicide rate is 26 times higher than ‘peers’
“The USA has a gun homicide rate 26 times higher than our peers.”
Logically→ This video shows far-right leader Rasmus Paludan burning a copy of the Holy Quran in Sweden.
The viral video is from Denmark, where in 2021, a member of the political party Stram Kurs attempted to set a copy of the Quran on fire.
Truth or Fiction?→ NBC Sports Presenter Takes Up Right-Wing ‘Litter Boxes’ Smear
NBC Sports presenter Tony Dungy promoted — and quickly deleted — the right-wing hoax about students “identifying as cats,” a further sign of how disinformation can be laundered from fringe online circles into legitimate media. D
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – Trump is wrong; Biden did have the right to declassify records as VP
Joe Biden as vice president didn't "have the right to declassify" documents.