Abortion, Virus, George Floyd: Your Monday Evening Briefing

Source: The New York Times - View Original Article
Published: Jun 29, 2020
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Bias Rating:

95% Liberal


Bias Score Calculation:

84% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Abortion = 84% Liberal
16% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Abortion = 16% Conservative
79% Positive Sentiment + Policies: Universal Healthcare = 79% Liberal
21% Negative Sentiment + Policies: Universal Healthcare = 21% Conservative


Policies:

Abortion
Universal Healthcare

Sentiments

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98% "Above, an anti-abortion activist in front of the Supreme Court in Washington today."
94% "Let us know at briefing@nytimes.com."
89% "The vast portion of the rest of us just slip into and out of our Zoom Shirt: a top typically kept on the back of the computer chair, ready the moment our webcam lights up."
80% "Today, Mr. Trump retweeted a video of an armed white couple confronting protesters in St. Louis, a day after sharing on Twitter a video with a supporter yelling white power."
79% "And the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival will be held simultaneously at theaters in its home town of Park City, Utah, and at least 20 other locales across the country, and perhaps in Mexico, too, because of the virus."
77% "The other, who paid with insurance, was charged $6,408."
68% "And Facebook has been hit by a growing boycott of advertisers, which are protesting its policies on misinformation and hate speech."
59% "Nearly twice as many U.S. properties are at risk of flooding as previously thought."
58% "Theater owners and producers are ready to refund or exchange tickets purchased for shows through Jan. 3, the Broadway League said."
50% "I can't breathe"
-61% "A miles-long cloud of locusts swarmed India's capital region over the weekend, the latest of about 20 invasions so far this year."
-62% "Coca-Cola, Diageo, Starbucks, Levi Strauss and Patagonia have stopped ads on either all social networks or Facebook specifically."
-70% ". Want to catch up on past briefings?"
-82% "Gilead Sciences will charge $2,340 per course."
-90% "It's not enough to win re-election, said Sara Fagen, the White House political director for President George W. Bush."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

98% : Above, an anti-abortion activist in front of the Supreme Court in Washington today.
94% : While the technology is better today, and coronavirus fears may make flexible working permanent for many people, concerns remain.
94% : Some take their Zoom Shirt on and off for every meeting, while others wear theirs all day.
94% : Let us know at briefing@nytimes.com.
92% : Good evening.
91% : New calculations estimate that 14.6 million properties are at risk from what experts call a 100-year flood, far more than the 8.7 million properties shown on federal government flood maps.
91% : The First Street Foundation, which compiled the data, also created a website where people can check their own address.
91% : Your Evening Briefing is posted at 6 p.m. Eastern
89% : Cities as diverse as Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Buffalo, N.Y., and Chattanooga, Tenn., show a large gap in the risk assessments.
89% : The vast portion of the rest of us just slip into and out of our Zoom Shirt: a top typically kept on the back of the computer chair, ready the moment our webcam lights up.
88% : And only 17 percent of independents strongly approve of Mr. Trump's job performance, the poll shows.
88% : The backlash against hate on social media is growing.
85% : Just ask IBM, Aetna, Best Buy, Bank of America, Yahoo, AT&T and Reddit, some of the companies that pulled back from telecommuting over the past decade.
85% : Have a casual evening.
84% : The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law restricting abortion.
83% : Only 10 percent of people get dressed up for working at home at the start of the day and change later, a poll showed.
82% : Scientists warned that the number of locusts in India could top a trillion and severely disrupt food supplies and farming.
82% : Remote employees often felt marginalized, which made them less loyal.
81% : Above, the defendants, from left to right, Derek Chauvin, Tou Thao, Alexander Kueng and Thomas Kiernan Lane.
81% : And finally, how to Zoom Shirt.
80% : Today, Mr. Trump retweeted a video of an armed white couple confronting protesters in St. Louis, a day after sharing on Twitter a video with a supporter yelling "white power.
79% : House Democrats approved legislation to ensure that Americans paid no more than 8.5 percent of their income for health insurance and to allow the government to negotiate prices with drug makers.
79% : And the 2021 edition of the Sundance Film Festival will be held simultaneously at theaters in its home town of Park City, Utah, and at least 20 other locales across the country, and perhaps in Mexico, too, because of the virus.
77% : (Want to get this briefing by email?
77% : The other, who paid with insurance, was charged $6,408.
76% : But many shows don't expect a return to the stage until late winter or early spring, given the unpredictability of the pandemic.
76% : "It's good P.R., and very romantic, and very unrealistic," warned one chief executive with a failed experiment under his belt.
74% : The social networking website Reddit banned its biggest community devoted to President Trump, called "The_Donald" and home to more than 790,000 users, saying it had consistently allowed people to target and harass others with hate speech.
73% : The order cleared the way for the executions of four men in the coming months.
72% : The court also let stand an appeals court ruling allowing the Trump administration to resume executions in federal death penalty cases after a 17-year hiatus.
72% : Experts say such differences arise because the government does not regulate prices.
72% : In a single day, a modestly sized swarm can eat as much food as 35,000 people and travel more than 100 miles.
71% : The governors of New York and New Jersey, worried by the surge in coronavirus cases in the South and West, said they were reconsidering plans to allow indoor dining in the coming days.
71% : The dying words "
68% : One of them paid in cash and was charged $199.
68% : While Republicans back him overwhelmingly, a national poll of registered voters by The Times and Siena College shows the president has the support of just 29 percent of independents -- 18 points behind Joe Biden, his Democratic opponent.
68% : And Facebook has been hit by a growing boycott of advertisers, which are protesting its policies on misinformation and hate speech.
67% : You can browse them here.
65% : President Trump is losing swing voters as he focuses on his base.
64% : It was the first abortion ruling since two judges appointed by President Trump joined the court.
64% : What do you want to see here?
63% : What did you like?
59% : Nearly twice as many U.S. properties are at risk of flooding as previously thought.
58% : Theater owners and producers are ready to refund or exchange tickets purchased for shows through Jan. 3, the Broadway League said.
56% : Broadway will remain closed for at least the rest of the year.
55% : In Chicago alone, 75,000 properties have a previously undisclosed flood risk.
54% : While stopping short of issuing a gag order, Judge Peter Cahill warned the parties at a pretrial hearing against leaking information or offering opinions about the guilt or innocence of the four former police officers charged in Mr. Floyd's death.
52% : Justice Stephen Breyer, writing for the majority, said the law put an undue burden on the constitutional right to the procedure.
51% : "We'll be back in the office as soon as there's a vaccine."
50% : Drug prices are back in focus as a coronavirus treatment cost is set.
50% : In other developments: In Jacksonville, Fla., the new host of the Republican presidential convention in August, imposed a requirement that people wear masks indoors.
50% : I can't breathe
49% : " first came to wide attention after Eric Garner said them to the New York police officer who had him in a chokehold in 2014.
48% : Others rotate a couple of shirts, depending on the formality of the video call.
47% : Creativity, innovation and serendipity seemed to suffer.
45% : Here's the sign-up.)
44% : In Africa, the pandemic is decimating the livelihoods of the middle class that was helping to drive an economic expansion from Kenya to Nigeria and from South Africa to Rwanda.
43% : The unexpected decision preserves the status quo for abortion access, at least for now, our reporters write in an analysis.
42% : In Austin, Texas, two friends got a coronavirus test at the same emergency center.
41% : They were Mr. Floyd's last words to a Minneapolis officer.
41% : Some people go to a one-garment extreme.
39% : A miles-long cloud of locusts swarmed India's capital region over the weekend, the latest of about 20 invasions so far this year.
38% : Coca-Cola, Diageo, Starbucks, Levi Strauss and Patagonia have stopped ads on either all social networks or Facebook specifically.
36% : Twitch, the livestreaming platform owned by Amazon, said it was suspending Mr. Trump's channel for "hateful conduct.
33% : The judge overseeing the George Floyd case threatened to move the trial from Minneapolis.
33% : The group did not give a reopening date.
31% : The vote was 5 to 4, with Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. voting with the court's four-member liberal wing in the third major case in two weeks.
30% : The bill, which has no chance in the Senate, passed just hours after the Trump administration said it had secured 500,000 treatment courses of a drug to treat Covid-19, remdesivir.
30% : . Want to catch up on past briefings?
27% : Trump supporters at a rally in Tulsa on Saturday.
26% : Here's the latest. 1.
25% : The history of working from home has been strewn with failure.
24% : But at least 70 people have died in law enforcement custody after saying "I can't breathe" over the past decade, The Times found.
24% : Above, a swarm in Bhopal earlier this month.
21% : Lawyers for the officers cited "multiple inappropriate public comments" from local officials that they said had already prejudiced potential jurors.
18% : If upheld, it could have left the state with a single abortion clinic.
18% : Gilead Sciences will charge $2,340 per course.
10% : "It's not enough to win re-election," said Sara Fagen, the White House political director for President George W. Bush.

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