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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: 'There are parts of my city that look like the fires of '68 just got put out.'
“I am your Justice.” — Washington Post
Retired Naval Officer, Wess Rexrode
“I spent the last decade of my naval career fighting religious fascism abroad. I never thought I’d have to fight it right here in the United States of America.” — Daily Beast
Trump Advisor, Stephen Moore
[Trump’s “Freedom Cities”] could be designed in part by offering tax incentives and creating a “super police force that keeps the place safe,” reflecting GOP allegations that Democratic-run cities are awash with crime. — Washington Post
Irish MP Clair Daly
“The global north is now a minority in a new world order which won’t be based on the dollar but will be based on a new system of multilateralism.” — Mint Press
New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi, a potential KMT presidential candidate
It is important to avoid the risks of war, and friendly relations with China must be built on equality, dignity, and pragmatism. — Taipei Times
The US is raging about Russia jailing a Wall Street Journal reporter on espionage charges, while:
Jailing Julian Assange for doing good journalism.
Threatening to imprison Matt Taibbi.
Chicago political consultant, Tom Bowen on Vallas campaign train wreck
“If he set $700,000 on fire with a very atypical campaign vendor to try to win votes in the Black community like that, that is possibly the stupidest thing anyone in Chicago politics has ever done,” — Chicago Sun-Times
Mayor Lori Lightfoot
There are parts of my city that look like the fires of '68 just got put out. Black people have been representing those areas forever. Why is it that we have taken so long for ourselves to wake up? If we are content with crumbs, our people will never, never prosper." — Crain’s
U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres
"But we must pick up the pace. We have the tools, the knowledge, and the solutions.” — ScheerPost
Katie Matthews, chief scientist at the nonprofit advocacy group Oceana
“It’s like mopping up the spill when the spigot is still on. We can’t clean up our way out of plastic pollution.” — Vox
Adrienne Watson, a spokeswoman for the National Security Council
The United States “maintains the ability to remove terrorists from the battlefield without permanent troop presence on the ground,” and has reorganized U.S. counterterrorism operations to address future threats “anywhere.” — Washington Post