7 Good Things Happening in Our World 

Aug 18, 2017 by

Watching the news lately can make you feel like only terrible things are happening in the world, so here are 7 really good things...

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ACLU Will No Longer Defend Hate Groups That Protest With Firearms

Aug 18, 2017 by

Delk writes: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) took a new stance on firearms Thursday, announcing a change in policy that it...

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Neoliberalism: the idea that swallowed the world

Aug 18, 2017 by

The long read: The word has become a rhetorical weapon, but it properly names the reigning ideology of our era – one that venerates...

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Oliver Stone discusses his concerns over what he sees as American attempts to “balkanize” Russia. (Video)

Aug 18, 2017 by

The filmmaker discusses his concerns regarding what he sees as American attempts to “balkanize” Russia. Source: Oliver...

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That’s a wrap! The remaining members of the presidential arts commission resign in protest

Aug 18, 2017 by

Source: That’s a wrap! The remaining members of the presidential arts commission resign in...

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Top Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Out From White House

Aug 18, 2017 by

He was a conservative force in the West Wing credited with helping to shape Trump’s populist appeal. Source: Top Trump Adviser...

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Story Of Charlottesville Written In Blood In The Ukraine

Aug 18, 2017 by

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Did Google and GoDaddy Set a Dangerous Precedent by Dropping a Neo-Nazi Website?

Aug 18, 2017 by

A digital civil liberties lawyer weighs in. Source: Did Google and GoDaddy Set a Dangerous Precedent by Dropping a Neo-Nazi...

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Trump’s evangelical panel remains intact as others disband. Who are his religious cheerleaders?

Aug 18, 2017 by

As three other advisory boards disband following the president’s response to the Virginia violence, Jerry Falwell Jr tweets support...

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Interactive Timeline: Everything We Know About Russia and President Trump

Aug 18, 2017 by

Our new timeline lets you see everything we know so far about the Trump/Russia story. Click on a name to view each player’s personal...

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‘Free speech’ rally in Boston gets its permit — with stiff restrictions

Aug 18, 2017 by

Walsh said police and the city will have zero tolerance for bad behavior. Source: ‘Free speech’ rally in Boston gets its permit —...

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‘That House Is Evil’: Former Tenant Reveals Tales of Bannon’s Old Porn and Meth Pad in Florida 

Aug 18, 2017 by

A few months ago, the Washington Post got wind of an investigation into whether presidential aide and former Breitbart CEO Steve...

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Criminal Injustice Alec Karakatsanis puts “human caging” and “wealth-based detention” in America on trial.

Aug 18, 2017 by

Alec Karakatsanis puts “human caging” and “wealth-based detention” in America on trial. Source: Alec Karakatsanis fights for...

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The Historical Falsehoods That Feed White Supremacy 

Aug 18, 2017 by

Behind the racist slogans are historical tropes that the broader White America clings to, not just those who showed up for the “Unite...

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Why haven’t politicians learned from the financial crisis?

Aug 18, 2017 by

Advanced economies responded with temporary measures when they needed broader, longer-term solutions Source: Why haven’t...

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Why America’s antisemites can hate Jews but still claim to admire Israel 

Aug 18, 2017 by

Loose canon: If Israel’s PM has trouble denouncing US neo-nazism, it’s possibly because the far right of both countries support the...

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Can Police Prevent the Next Charlottesville?

Aug 18, 2017 by

“We saw it coming,” said a Virginia officer, but they couldn’t stop it. Still, law enforcement experts say measures can be taken —...

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Mitt Romney Pens Powerful Message Calling On Trump To Apologize For Charlottesville Remarks 

Aug 18, 2017 by

“This is a defining moment for President Trump. But much more than that, it is a moment that will define America in the hearts...

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Germany’s memorials show how to remember an ugly past without glorifying it

Aug 18, 2017 by

Source: What the U.S. can learn from Germany about remembering a dark period of...

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‘No good Nazis’: James Murdoch breaks with father, Rupert, to criticise president

Aug 18, 2017 by

21st Century Fox boss breaks with father, major Trump ally Rupert Murdoch, to tell staff that president’s reaction ‘concerns all of...

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Centrist Democrats Riled as Warren Says Days of ‘Lukewarm’ Policies Are Over

Aug 18, 2017 by

“The Democratic Party isn’t going back to the days of welfare reform and the crime bill.” Source: Centrist...

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Today, 3 Major Charities Cancelled Mar-a-Lago Galas

Aug 18, 2017 by

Source: Farenthold: Today, 3 Major Charities Cancelled Mar-a-Lago...

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Teamwork! Tampa Bay sports teams announce they are picking up the tab to move Confederate monument

Aug 18, 2017 by

Source: Teamwork! Tampa Bay sports teams announce they are picking up the tab to move Confederate...

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Bill Gates Just Donated Roughly $4,600,000,000 to Charity

Aug 18, 2017 by

That brings his grand total to over $35 billion since 1994. Source: Bill Gates Just Donated Roughly $4,600,000,000 to...

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Just a reminder: Donald Trump’s father was arrested at a Klan march in 1927

Aug 18, 2017 by

On Sunday, Trump declined to disavow the support of white supremacists. Source: In 1927, Donald Trump’s father was arrested after a...

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White supremacists have been getting their DNA checked. It hasn’t been going well.

Aug 18, 2017 by

Source: White supremacists have been getting their DNA checked. It hasn’t been going...

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Charlottesville White Supremacists Begin to Lose Jobs, Web Hosting Platforms

Aug 18, 2017 by

The doxxing of white supremacists who rallied to protect a statue of a loser general continues, to their shock. In turn, some of them...

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This is Sinclair, “The Most Dangerous US Company You’ve Never Heard Of” 

Aug 18, 2017 by

Sinclair is the largest broadcast company in America. But its partisan politics – and connections to the White House – are raising...

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Track News Stories About Hate With the Documenting Hate News Index

Aug 18, 2017 by

We’re launching a new interactive project, the Documenting Hate News Index, that shows just how ubiquitous hate incidents really are....

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Occupy the Cinema: “Get Me Roger Stone” Unveils the Man Who Made Trump

Aug 18, 2017 by

The new Netflix documentary isn’t just a biopic on the political strategist and self proclaimed “agent provocateur” Roger Stone –...

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Court Decision in Louisiana Voting Rights Case Changes the Course of History for Black Voters for the Better

Aug 18, 2017 by

Yesterday, a federal district court ruled in favor of the Terrebonne Parish NAACP and four Black voters, represented by the NAACP...

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Please Don’t Say “Alt-Left” – It’s Not A Thing 

Aug 18, 2017 by

We’re doing a disservice by saying an equally hateful faction has popped up on the left – we should all be in opposition...

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After Years of Slammed Doors, Torture Survivors Finally End Impunity Streak

Aug 18, 2017 by

As an attorney representing victims of torture, one of the most inspiring things I have ever seen is the sheer determination of...

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DreamHost disrupts U.S. DOJ plan for mass spying. Others should do the same.

Aug 18, 2017 by

The expansive U.S. order stands in contravention of our fundamental rights to privacy and freedom of expression. Source: DreamHost...

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Code for tolerance: How tech companies can respond to hate but respect human rights 

Aug 18, 2017 by

Baking human rights into processes and policies is the way forward. Source: Code for tolerance: How tech companies can respond to...

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World’s Largest Solar Thermal Power Plant Approved for Australia

Aug 18, 2017 by

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of a 150-megawatt solar thermal power plant. Source:...

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Drones Now Protecting African Elephants Thanks to American Businessman’s Creativity 

Aug 18, 2017 by

This Revolutionary drone protection for endangered elephants is now funded thanks to a single U.S. businessman. Source: Drones Now...

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Prince Now Has His Own Shade of Purple

Aug 18, 2017 by

Surprisingly, the striking shade of purple was not actually called “Purple Rain”. Source: Prince Now Has His Own Shade of Purple...

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He has six homes. Now this ‘self-loathing plutocrat’ wants to help those with none

Aug 18, 2017 by

Wealthy Seattle venture capitalist Nick Hanauer says he wants to tackle the city’s homeless crisis with the same ‘ruthless’ energy...

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Malala Yousafzai Has Been Accepted to Study at Oxford University

Aug 18, 2017 by

Regan writes: Pakistani human-rights and education advocate Malala Yousafzai has been accepted to study at the University of Oxford...

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Feeling hopeless after Charlottesville? 16 ways you can make a big difference.

Aug 17, 2017 by

Here’s how we can respond positively after Charlottesville shook us to the core. Source: Feeling hopeless after...

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Don’t Believe the Alarmist Propaganda About North Korea 

Aug 17, 2017 by

The U.S. national security establishment has inflated the threat of the North Korean nuclear program. Source: Don’t Believe the...

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Iran Will Change When the US Changes

Aug 17, 2017 by

To change Iran’s stance, Trump must change Washington’s. Source: Iran Will Change When the US...

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Anti-Racist Vigil Attracts Thousands in Charlottesville

Aug 17, 2017 by

Landers writes: Wednesday was a day of mourning and remembrance in Charlottesville – and secrecy. Source: Anti-Racist Vigil...

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Virginia Car Attack Possible ‘Hate Crime,’ Sessions Says

Aug 17, 2017 by

Charlottesville car attack could be a “civil rights violation or a hate crime” Attorney General Jeff Sessions told NBC...

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We Mustn’t Back Another Us-Led Regime Change In Latin America

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: We Mustn’t Back Another Us-Led Regime Change In Latin...

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The Alt-Right and the 1%

Aug 17, 2017 by

When President Donald Trump let loose at his Tuesday press conference, equating anti-racism protesters with neo-Nazis, it was a big...

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Why North Korea Hates Us

Aug 17, 2017 by

Progressive media 24-7 Source: LA...

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Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013

Aug 17, 2017 by

Data from a civil rights group shows that reports of hate incidents involving American mosques and Islamic centers jumped sharply in...

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Labor Unions to Trump: No More Trickle-Down Trade Deals 

Aug 17, 2017 by

Free trade be damned.People don’t need any more free trade. They need jobs. And not just any jobs. They need good jobs with living...

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The U.S. Capitol Is Basically A Confederate Statue Bazaar

Aug 17, 2017 by

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says all Confederate monuments in the building should be removed. Source: The U.S....

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Johnny Cash’s family tells white supremacists to get Johnny’s name out of their mouth

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: Johnny Cash’s family tells white supremacists to get Johnny’s name out of their...

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Steve Bannon brands far right ‘losers’ and contradicts Trump in surprise interview

Aug 17, 2017 by

White House figure tells the American Prospect magazine there is no military solution to North Korea and warns of a China trade war...

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Youngstown Residents Push To Oust Corporations From Election Campaigns

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: Youngstown Residents Push To Oust Corporations From Election...

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U of Fla. Rejects Request for ‘Repugnant’ White Nationalist Event

Aug 17, 2017 by

The University of Florida is the latest institution to tell white supremacists to take that shit elsewhere, denying a request by a...

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Dashcam video shows police sexually assaulted Texas woman, lawyer says

Aug 17, 2017 by

Attorney for Charnesia Corley, who was pulled over for allegedly running a stop sign, releases video showing her examined while naked...

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GoDaddy And Google Give White Supremacists The Boot 

Aug 17, 2017 by

Both GoDaddy and Google have declined to handle domain registration for the Daily Stormer, a hate site, in the wake of the...

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Capitalist Economies Create Waste, Not Social Value

Aug 17, 2017 by

More production means more waste; more waste means more production. Source: Capitalist Economies Create Waste, Not Social...

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Photo That Showed Antifa Man Assaulting Police Officer in C’ville Rally Was Fake

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: Photo That Showed Antifa Man Assaulting Police Officer in C’ville Rally Was...

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In Support of Eight Arrested for Toppling Durham Statue, Hundreds Turn Themselves In

Aug 17, 2017 by

“The people will continue to keep making the right choices until every Confederate statue is gone, until white supremacy is...

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Why Can’t White Supremacists Confront the Fact That the Source of Their Economic Problems Are White Economic Elites? 

Aug 17, 2017 by

There’s no disputing the white anger and rage seen in Charlottesville, even if conservative publications like the National Review say...

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LeBron James Calls for Unity Before Taking Swipe at Trump

Aug 17, 2017 by

“The only way for us to get better as a society and for us to get better as people is love,” the NBA star says. Source:...

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Domestic Terrorism Isn’t A Federal Crime. DOJ May Try To Change That. 

Aug 17, 2017 by

Long before Charlottesville, the Justice Department has been working on legislation that would label and prosecute such attacks as...

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First Trans-Gay Migrant Caravan Arrives At US Border, Seeks Asylum

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: First Trans-Gay Migrant Caravan Arrives At US Border, Seeks...

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Greensboro City Council apologizes for 1979 Greensboro Massacre

Aug 17, 2017 by

Greensboro City Council apologized in a 7-1 vote on Tuesday for the city’s role in the 1979 Greensboro Massacre at the urging of...

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Stonewall Jackson’s Great-Great-Grandsons Call for Removal of Confederate Monuments

Aug 17, 2017 by

At least 1,500 symbols of the Confederacy remain in the US. Source: Stonewall Jackson’s Great-Great-Grandsons Call for Removal...

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Ex-South Carolina trooper sent to prison for shooting unarmed black motorist

Aug 17, 2017 by

A former South Carolina state trooper will serve a total of five years behind bars for shooting and injuring an unarmed black driver...

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Trump Lawyer Forwarded Email Praising Robert E. Lee, Trashing Black Lives Matter

Aug 17, 2017 by

Excerpt: John Dowd, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, forwarded an email on Wednesday to conservative journalists and...

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Voices of the Palestinian Diaspora: Ramzy Baroud and Rima Najjar on Identity and Resistance

Aug 17, 2017 by

Palestinians have neither forgotten their identity nor despaired. Source: Voices of the Palestinian Diaspora: Ramzy Baroud and Rima...

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‘Hope Not Hatred’: Thousands Gather Across US in Rebuke to Trump, Neo-Nazis

Aug 17, 2017 by

“Candles instead of torches. This is Charlottesville.” Source: ‘Hope Not Hatred’: Thousands Gather Across US...

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Net Neutrality Activists Launch Crowdfunded Billboards

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: Net Neutrality Activists Launch Crowdfunded...

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Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine commanders publicly say what the president will not

Aug 17, 2017 by

Source: Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine commanders publicly say what the president will...

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PayPal Shuts Down Access For Richard Spencer, Other Right-Wing Extremists 

Aug 17, 2017 by

The online payment company is cracking down after a new report found hate groups used their services to raise money for the...

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ACLU files lawsuit against Nebraska over prison conditions 

Aug 17, 2017 by

ACLU drew a line in the sand for Nebraska prisons. They’ve crossed it. Source: ACLU files lawsuit against state over prison...

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Anti-Racist Vigil Attracts Thousands in Charlottesville

Aug 17, 2017 by

Landers writes: Wednesday was a day of mourning and remembrance in Charlottesville – and secrecy. Source: Anti-Racist Vigil...

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First major Texas demonstration against proposed wall held at historic chapel

Aug 17, 2017 by

MISSION — Pulling into the parking lot of the Mission church you might’ve thought people were gathering for a rock concert. People...

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Settlement Reached in ACLU Lawsuit Against CIA Interrogation

Aug 17, 2017 by

Geranios writes: A settlement was announced Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two...

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This Map Shows What $100 Is Actually Worth When Spent In Every U.S. State

Aug 17, 2017 by

Your purchasing power can swing by 30% from state to state. Source: This Map Shows What $100 Is Actually Worth When Spent In Every...

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Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ on Trade Is Better Than What We Have Now

Aug 17, 2017 by

But it has a way to go before it truly makes our trade policy fair and open. Source: Democrats’ ‘Better Deal’ on Trade Is Better Than...

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‘Make My Child’s Death Worthwhile’: Heather Heyer’s Mom Delivers Defiant Eulogy

Aug 16, 2017 by

Krueger writes: At a memorial service in Charlottesville on Wednesday held to honor the late Heather Heyer – who was killed...

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Trump’s Two Big Business Councils Disband Amid Uproar Over Charlottesville 

Aug 16, 2017 by

The president took credit for dissolving the groups. Source: Trump’s Two Big Business Councils Disband Amid Uproar Over...

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7 Things That Happened After Charlottesville That Will Restore Your Faith in Humanity

Aug 16, 2017 by

From solidarity marches to unequivocal denunciations of hate. Source: 7 Things That Happened After Charlottesville That Will Restore...

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The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal

Aug 16, 2017 by

The answer to the violence in Charlottesville isn’t to outlaw white supremacy Source: The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal –...

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‘Embarrassing’ for US, Trump Defense of Neo-Nazi Rally Stuns People Worldwide

Aug 16, 2017 by

“Outside the U.S., this is beyond the pale.” Source: ‘Embarrassing’ for US, Trump Defense of Neo-Nazi Rally...

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Korean Leaders, U.S. Open Door to Diplomacy in Nuclear Crisis

Aug 16, 2017 by

The tentative interest in diplomacy follows unusually combative threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea. Source:...

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What We Know So Far About Trump’s Military Threat Against Venezuela

Aug 16, 2017 by

“The people are suffering and they are dying. We have many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if...

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ATF Launches New Campaign Showing The True Costs Of Trump’s Tax Cuts For The Wealthy And Corporations

Aug 16, 2017 by

Americans for Tax Fairness, a coalition of 425 endorsing groups united in support of a fair tax system, is launching a new campaign...

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Berliners Gather at Brandenburg Gate to Denounce Charlottesville Nazis 

Aug 16, 2017 by

Crowds chanted “Nazi scum go away” and collected donations for victims of the violence. Source: Berliners Gather at Brandenburg Gate...

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New Drone Footage Exposes the Scale of Factory Animal Farming Like Never Before

Aug 16, 2017 by

The animal agriculture industry spends millions on deceptive advertising to persuade consumers that farmed animals roam freely on...

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No military solutions for U.S.–North Korea stand-off 

Aug 16, 2017 by

Reckless Trump rhetoric against North Korea must be overcome by patient, concerted multilateral diplomacy. Source: No military...

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Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling. 

Aug 16, 2017 by

Source: Psychologists surveyed hundreds of alt-right supporters. The results are unsettling. –...

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Web Hosting Company Attempting to Challenge DOJ Demand for 1.3 Million IP Addresses, Info, And Photos Of People Who Visited Anti-Trump Website

Aug 16, 2017 by

The warrant aims to identify the political dissidents of the current administration, and to identify all content these dissidents...

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Why the GOP Sides With the Klan and the Nazis 

Aug 16, 2017 by

Why is it that the president and the vast majority of Republican elected officials are refusing to refer to the white Christian...

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We Can Hold Police Accountable for Their Crimes. All We Need Are the People. 

Aug 16, 2017 by

Policies that chip away at the power, protection and prestige that law enforcement enjoys are crucial aspects in the fight. Source:...

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Confederate Monuments Taken Down in Baltimore Overnight

Aug 16, 2017 by

Excerpt: Confederate statues in Baltimore were removed from their bases overnight, as crews using heavy machinery loaded them onto...

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Henry Kissinger Just Made A Stunning Admission About ISIS And Iran

Aug 16, 2017 by

Henry Kissinger, one who dares not travel in parts of the world due to fears of arrest, just made one of the most stunning admissions...

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Right Wing Extremists Condemned In Charlottesville, Funded And Armed In Ukraine And Syria

Aug 16, 2017 by

Having backed a right-wing coup in the Ukraine and right-wing terror groups disguised as “moderate rebels” in Syria, U.S. leaders now...

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