Trump appears to attack ‘The Squad’ on behalf of Israel and the Jewish people. Here’s what that sounds like to Jews. 

Jul 28, 2019 by

Many condemned Trump, saying he is using Jews as a political football to score points. Source: Trump appears to attack ‘The Squad’ on...

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Prison gerrymandering: What is it? Why does it matter? 

Jul 28, 2019 by

The practice shifts political power to the predominantly white, rural, conservative areas where many of the state’s prisons are...

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5 signs US and Iran are not going to war anytime soon 

Jul 28, 2019 by

it is worth examining the signs currently overlooked by most mainstream media outlets in their typical assessments. Specifically, the...

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FEC Itemizer 2020 Presidential Contribution Data by State 

Jul 28, 2019 by

These downloadable files include quarterly records of itemized contributions to presidential candidates by state, where the...

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The IRS turned over President Nixon’s private tax information when requested by congressional body 

Jul 28, 2019 by

New documents appear to undermine the Trump administration’s contention that House lawmakers’ request for the...

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You Have a Moral Obligation to Claim Your $125 From Equifax

Jul 28, 2019 by

Consider it a part of your civic duty: driving up the costs of data breaches for corporations so they have an incentive to invest...

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What Bernie Sanders Got Done in Washington: A Legislative Inventory 

Jul 28, 2019 by

Bernie Sanders is a progressive who likes to get things done and his record of legislative accomplishments in the House of...

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Puerto Rico Still Suffers From Crushing Debt. It Should Be Cancelled Now.

Jul 28, 2019 by

The current crisis has roots in a colonial debt regime imposed on the island by predatory banks and the U.S. Source: Puerto Rico...

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A US-born teen was in border custody for 23 days. Now he’s suing the government 

Jul 28, 2019 by

Francisco Galicia and his mother are speaking out on the inhumane conditions they say he endured while detained Source: A US-born...

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‘Unprecedented, Wasteful, and Obscene’: Democratic House Approves $1.48 Trillion Pentagon Budget

Jul 28, 2019 by

“Wanna know how broken and captured Washington is by the Pentagon and the corruption of our nation’s...

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‘A Message That Would Fit Just Fine in a Paul Ryan Speech’: Biden Pilloried for Ad Celebrating Private Health Insurance Industry

Jul 28, 2019 by

“This web ad from Joe Biden attempts to pit working people and generations against one another to perpetuate a broken...

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Autopsy Offers New Details On the Death of A Guatemalan Migrant Child

Jul 28, 2019 by

Days after he was supposed to be in a children’s shelter, Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez died of the flu near the toilet in his...

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Pro-Trump Republican aiming to unseat Ilhan Omar charged with felony theft

Jul 28, 2019 by

Exclusive: Danielle Stella, reported to support baseless QAnon conspiracy theory, held twice this year over alleged shoplifting...

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Disturbed Over Tulsi’s “anti-anti BDS” Vote?” Many are, myself included

Jul 28, 2019 by

I could only imagine that Tulsi had some logic behind her vote against the “anti-BDS” vote, which appeared to advocate...

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Israel: study detailing plan for implementing basic income  

Jul 28, 2019 by

Economists Ori Katz and Michael Sarel  believe the implementation of basic income is a task both necessary and desirable in the near...

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A Tale of Two Prisoners

Jul 28, 2019 by

Comparing the treatment of Jeffrey Epstein to Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed Eric Garner’s murder, reveals the grotesque...

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Baltimore Sun rains holy hell down on Trump in epic editorial over his attack on Rep. Elijah Cummings 

Jul 28, 2019 by

The city’s newspaper The Baltimore Sun unleashed on Trump for the racist attacks implying the residents were vermin or trash. They...

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High Cost of Insulin Sends Americans to Canada Where It’s 90 Percent Cheaper

Jul 28, 2019 by

Between 2012 and 2016, the cost of insulin nearly doubled. Source: High Cost of Insulin Sends Americans to Canada Where It’s 90...

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Federal death penalty: Rep. Ayanna Pressley introduces bill to ban capital punishment after Justice Department reinstates it – CBS News

Jul 28, 2019 by

The bill aims to “prohibit the imposition of the death penalty for any violation of Federal law, and for other purposes”...

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Alert: Anti-Semitism and Zionism Have Formed a Brutal Alliance

Jul 28, 2019 by

Racists like Trump are pretending to care about anti-Semitism. Don’t believe them. Source: Anti-Semitism and Zionism Have...

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Environmental Groups Vow to Fight on After Supreme Court Okays Trump’s Border Wall

Jul 28, 2019 by

Activists and scientists say the wall would be an ecological catastrophe. Source: Environmental Groups Vow to Fight on After Supreme...

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Hey, Democrats: Robert Mueller Still Isn’t Going to Do Your Job For You

Jul 25, 2019 by

Instead of using the Mueller report to build a general case against Trump, and satisfy their base’s demand to at least try to...

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Elizabeth Warren Pushes Nancy Pelosi On Impeachment: ‘Some Things Are Above Politics’

Jul 25, 2019 by

“We have to make clear: No one is above the law ― not even the president of the United States,” the 2020 hopeful said at the NAACP...

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The U.S.-Iran Standoff Can Only End When the U.S. Accepts Iran’s Right to Have a Nuclear Energy Program 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The U.S. has had a sanctions regime in place against Iran for decades, almost since the Iranian Revolution of 1979. The U.S., France,...

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Dem Leaders Have Done Everything to NOT Impeach Trump

Jul 25, 2019 by

Bill Clinton had to testify before a grand jury, under oath, on camera, for hours, and tell every nasty detail about his sex life....

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The Media Missed Mueller’s Clear Case for Impeaching Trump 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Beltway pundits treated his testimony as disappointing entertainment rather than a damning portrait of a rogue president. Source: The...

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Alert: Migrant children camps: Thousands of unaccompanied migrant children could be detained indefinitely under “Category 4” (exclusive) 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The federal government is required to pursue “prompt and continuous efforts toward family reunification” of unaccompanied...

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Americans Must Do More Than Simply Reject Trump’s Racism, Ilhan Omar Argues in ‘Absolute Must Read’ NYT Op-Ed 

Jul 25, 2019 by

“Not enough to condemn the corruption and self-dealing,” says Democratic Congresswoman. “We must support policies...

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We Need a People’s Globalization to Defeat Global Neoliberalism

Jul 25, 2019 by

In this excerpt of “Privatized Planet: Free Trade as a Weapon Against Democracy, Healthcare and the Environment,” author T.J. Coles...

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Koch Industries Cultivate Antiwar Image While Profiting From Defense Contracts

Jul 25, 2019 by

Charles Koch, head of Koch Industries, has tried to rebrand himself as a philanthropist who works with both parties to restrain the...

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‘No One Should Retire Into Poverty’: At Historic Hearing, Progressives Make Case for Expanding—Not Cutting—Social Security Benefits 

Jul 25, 2019 by

“Social Security’s modest benefits should be expanded. When President Franklin Roosevelt signed Social Security into law,...

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‘Weaponizing human rights’: UN chief Bachelet’s Venezuela report follows US regime change script 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Former UN special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas slams UN High Commissioner Bachelet’s report on Venezuela as a politicized collection of...

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Trump’s DOJ Is Resuming the Death Penalty. Bernie Sanders Vows to Abolish It.

Jul 25, 2019 by

The last federal execution was in 2003. Source: Trump’s DOJ Is Resuming the Death Penalty. Bernie Sanders Vows to Abolish...

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‘US Economic Terrorism Will Backfire’: Iranian Foreign Minister Calls For Unity In Nicaragua 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has just arrived here from Caracas, Venezuela, where he was attending the international summit...

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Alert: Releasing Citizenship Data Threatens Representative Democracy

Jul 25, 2019 by

A constitutional battle is brewing in the states over whether lawmakers may draw district lines based on citizenship alone. Source:...

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University of Mississippi Students Face Possible Civil Rights Investigation After Posing With Guns in Front of Emmett Till Memorial 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Three students were suspended from their fraternity house, Kappa Alpha, after we shared an Instagram photo one of the men posted that...

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Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Administration Asylum Restrictions 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The ruling in California comes just hours after a Trump-appointed judge in Washington, D.C., declined to block the rule. Source:...

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Alert: Trump’s next environmental disaster: Reclassifying nuclear waste as ‘safe’

Jul 25, 2019 by

With Congress Limiting What Can Be Dumped at Nuke Sites, the Energy Department May Just Redefine What It’s Dumping The U.S....

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Trump presidential seal: Doctored presidential seal appears behind Trump at Turning Point USA summit

Jul 25, 2019 by

Turning Point USA fired an aide it deemed responsible for including a symbol historically tied to empire and dominance. Source: Trump...

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Satellite Images Reveal Scale of Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis

Jul 25, 2019 by

nalysis of satellite imagery has cast further doubt on promises that arrangements are being made by Myanmar for the safe and humane...

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House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal...

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ACLU Sues US Border Agencies Over Targeting of Activists, Lawyers at Border

Jul 25, 2019 by

The lawsuit alleges that a “secret investigative program” exposed by NBC News and KNSD targeted the three plaintiffs for...

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Major automakers strike climate deal with California, rebuffing Trump on proposed mileage freeze 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Four automakers from three continents have struck a deal with the state of California to increase gas mileage standards for their...

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Strangers in a strange land: ‘Metering’ makes asylum rights meaningless, immigrant advocates say

Jul 25, 2019 by

Metering is the U.S. government’s practice of limiting the number of people who can seek asylum at the border each day—even...

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Alert: Quiet Trump Administration Rule Change Could Allow a Federal Union-Busting Spree 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The proposed rule, published in the Federal Register on July 12th, would enable federal workers to drop union membership—and...

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Democrats: McConnell is putting Republican wins ahead of country by blocking election security bills

Jul 25, 2019 by

Congressional Democrats are using the testimony of former special counsel Robert Mueller before two House committees Wednesday to...

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Alert: Trump Vetoes 3 Bills Prohibiting Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Jul 25, 2019 by

A bipartisan effort to restrict US weapons sales to Saudi Arabia has been vetoed by the White House. President Donald Trump said...

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Alert: More White Extremist Propaganda Appearing at US Colleges

Jul 25, 2019 by

Signs, fliers and other notices with racist language are increasingly being found at colleges and universities in the United States,...

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Need a ‘Blueprint to Remove Trump’? Look at What Puerto Ricans Did in Just 16 Days 

Jul 25, 2019 by

“In less than 16 days, Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló is expected to resign after mass protests. I can’t even recall...

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The voting rights advocates fighting Florida’s ‘poll tax’ on former felons

Jul 25, 2019 by

Hundreds of thousands of ‘returning citizens’ who regained voting rights had them taken away by a financial barrier law Source: The...

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Mauna Kea Protests: Scientists Voice Their Support for Native Hawaiians Over the Thirty Meter Telescope 

Jul 25, 2019 by

With the hashtag #ScientistsforMaunaKea, scientists are sharing their opposition to the construction of the $1.4 billion telescope on...

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Alert: Babies Born Near Oil And Gas Wells Have Congenital Heart Defects 

Jul 25, 2019 by

Researchers At The University Of Colorado Studied Pregnant Women Who Are Among The 17 Million Americans Living Within A Mile From An...

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‘Progressive Except Palestine’? Khanna and Pressley Draw Fire Over Vote Condemning Nonviolent BDS Movement

Jul 25, 2019 by

“If Pressley doesn’t get Palestine on this most basic and limited point she’s made her position clear. This is an...

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America’s Deadly Wealth Pyramid: Eric Garner Stood His Ground and was Crushed for It 

Jul 25, 2019 by

At the highest levels of our government, the rule of law has been subverted with impunity. But loosie cigarettes, that scourge can...

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St. Louis prosecutor: Fabricated and hidden evidence by police, prosecutor led to wrongful conviction

Jul 25, 2019 by

Prosecutors in St. Louis said in an explosive set of charges that an innocent St. Louis man was wrongly convicted of murder in 1995...

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Value Based Programs Are Undermining Medicare And Single Payer 

Jul 25, 2019 by

. Get rid of Medicare Advantage corporate medicine. And get rid of the value based programs — with mind numbing acronyms like...

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Here’s how The New York Times’ obsession with white voters helps amplify Trump’s racism 

Jul 25, 2019 by

The Times’ white voter obsession remains baffling and absurd as a form of political journalism. The paper has never explained why it...

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Judge rules Trump must face lawsuit over alleged multilevel marketing scheme

Jul 25, 2019 by

In the lawsuit, the plaintiffs allege that they were scammed by Trump and three of his children when they spent money on multilevel...

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Jeffrey Epstein found on his cell floor with marks on his neck, moved to suicide watch

Jul 25, 2019 by

Longtime Donald Trump friend and accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein was found in his New York City jail cell in the fetal position...

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What Regrets About a Hasty, High-Profile #MeToo Resignation Reveal

Jul 25, 2019 by

Mayer uncovers a series of misstatements, implausibilities, and (no surprise) intimations of a political hit job — names like...

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Michigan attorney general takes on persistent yet little-known crime wave: Wage theft

Jul 25, 2019 by

Wage theft comes in many forms. Some employees are misclassified as independent contractors. Others are told to clock out and then...

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Following Mueller Hearings, House Democrats Must Stop Slow-Walking Impeachment Inquiry 

Jul 24, 2019 by

During Hearings, Stand Up America Drove Over 7,500 Constituent Calls to Congress Demanding Lawmakers Support Impeachment Source:...

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NAACP calls for Trump to be impeached

Jul 24, 2019 by

The NAACP has added its collective voice to the calls for Donald Trump to be impeached. In a vote taken at the group’s annual...

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Transcript of Robert S. Mueller III’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee 

Jul 24, 2019 by

The former special counsel answered questions Wednesday from the panel about his investigation into possible obstruction of justice...

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Ricardo Rosselló Prepares to Resign as Puerto Rico’s Governor

Jul 24, 2019 by

Rosselló has faced nearly two weeks of demonstrations — each one larger than the last — demanding he step down. Source: Ricardo...

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Western Media Losing Enthusiasm for Failing Coup in Venezuela

Jul 24, 2019 by

Disappointed by Guaído’s fading star, Western reporters have labored to mint new pro-Washington heroes worthy of their regime change...

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Iran President Rouhani hints at tanker swap with Britain 

Jul 24, 2019 by

The apparent proposal would involve swapping a British tanker seized in the Persian Gulf for an Iranian tanker seized near Gibraltar....

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What the UN Report Gets Right—and Wrong—About the Crisis in Venezuela 

Jul 24, 2019 by

The document paints a devastating portrait of the country’s economic situation—but overlooks the US role in the suffering. Source:...

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Colombia Worldwide Protests Called Against Murder Of Colombian Social Leaders 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Between January 2016 and May 30, 2019, 482 leaders were murdered and between April 2018 and April 2019, 982 leaders were threatened...

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The 5 Biggest Lies Joe Biden is Telling about Medicare for All

Jul 24, 2019 by

Joe Biden keeps lying about Medicare for All and won’t stop anytime soon — he has to, to sell his own Bidencare plan. But...

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Scientists Urge UN to Add Environmental Destruction to Geneva Conventions’ List of War Crimes 

Jul 24, 2019 by

“Despite calls for a fifth convention two decades ago, military conflict continues to destroy megafauna, push species to...

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Maine governor expands aid for asylum-seekers, touting benefits to state economy

Jul 24, 2019 by

Gov. Janet Mills announced that she would be relaxing restrictions on General Assistance eligibility for asylum-seekers, allowing...

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New Yorkers read testimonials from kids jailed at the border: ‘There are no activities. Only crying’

Jul 24, 2019 by

Now, in a video project compiled by The New York Times, New York kids are reading testimonies from detained kids. The testimonies...

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Trump-Pelosi Deal Raises Debt Limit, But Protects War Machine, Hyde Amendment

Jul 24, 2019 by

Trump is happy because the deal protects the war machine and “our veterans” and contains no poison pills that would nauseate rich...

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Blood on Our Hands: How We Help Drive Immigration North

Jul 24, 2019 by

Where are the calls to stop the massive illegal transfer of U.S. weapons fueling the very violence that drives innocent people to...

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Brighter US-Iran Prospects

Jul 24, 2019 by

The marked drift toward diplomacy last week represents an important, potentially decisive setback for Bolton and the White...

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Alert: Red State Governments Ban Blue Cities From Passing Bills to Make Housing Affordable 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Conservative statehouses have passed bills blocking cities from enacting inclusionary zoning ordinances, most recently in Florida....

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Afghanistan demands explanation of Trump claim he could end war by killing ’10 million people’

Jul 24, 2019 by

On Monday Donald Trump gave an extremely weird and belligerent-even-for-him performance in a White House photo op with Pakistani...

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Shame: 209 Democrats Join GOP to Pass Resolution Condemning Pro-Palestinian Boycott

Jul 24, 2019 by

Just days after Israeli forces demolished dozens of Palestinian homes in what international observers said amounted to a war crime,...

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Bernie Sanders to Military Industrial Complex: We Will Not Continue To Spend $700 Billion Per Year On War 

Jul 24, 2019 by

At a campaign rally Saturday in Burlington, Vermont, Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his anti-war foreign policy, saying: “I make...

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EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in Mediterranean Source: EU countries agree plan to handle migrants...

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Justice Department Launches Antitrust Probe of Big Tech

Jul 24, 2019 by

It comes as a growing number of lawmakers have called for stricter regulation or even breaking up of the big tech companies, which...

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Public banking can fund green investment 

Jul 24, 2019 by

A state bank will free the financial resources needed to fund vital investments in the planet’s future. Source: Public banking can...

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Alert: Ted Cruz’s “Antifa Are Terrorists” Resolution Seeks to Stifle the Left

Jul 24, 2019 by

The non-binding Senate resolution introduced this week in an effort to label “antifa” as “a domestic terrorist organization” is the...

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Julián Castro Proposes That Unauthorized Border Crossing Should No Longer Be a Crime

Jul 24, 2019 by

A proposal by Julián Castro would make unauthorized border crossing a civil offense, not a crime. Source: Julián Castro Proposes That...

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Why this UK journalist fears the new prime minister ‘could bring about the end of Britain’

Jul 24, 2019 by

How could Britain crumble? All it would take is for Scotland and Northern Ireland to jump ship if the effort to break from the...

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A special counsel is needed to investigate William Barr for perjury.

Jul 24, 2019 by

There’s already more than enough evidence to warrant a probe. Source: A special counsel is needed to investigate William Barr for...

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The Nation’s Top State Courts Face a Crisis of Legitimacy 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Judges on state supreme courts don’t reflect the diversity of their communities. Source: Opinion | The Nation’s Top State Courts Face...

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Alert: Trump sues House Ways and Means Committee, New York AG to prevent release of his state tax returns

Jul 24, 2019 by

He has filed the suit as a private citizen. The state of New York passed a law this spring, signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this...

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Rep. Haaland: As a Native American, I’d never tell anyone to leave this country

Jul 24, 2019 by

Democratic freshman Congresswoman Debra Haaland of New Mexico reacts to the racist attacks from the president on four of her...

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Neil Armstrong’s family ‘paid $6m by hospital’ in wrongful death claim 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Settlement reportedly reveals hospital’s fears of adverse publicity over family’s allegations of botched surgery Source: Neil...

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Children and pregnant women no longer allowed in solitary confinement in NM 

Jul 24, 2019 by

A long-sought set of reforms to the way New Mexico jailers and prison officials use solitary confinement kicked in July 1, barring...

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Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera turns his back on Trump after racist uproar: His ‘critics were much more right than I’ 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Fox News contributor Gerald Rivera admitted that he now finds it near impossible to defend the president.In an interview with the New...

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Denouncing Misleading Attacks and Lack of ‘Fact-Based Analysis,’ Sanders Campaign Fires Back at MSNBC 

Jul 24, 2019 by

“More often than not these commentators are injecting their opinion without any policy discussions,” said Nina Turner,...

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Sick children among cancer victims suing Monsanto over Roundup 

Jul 24, 2019 by

A 12-year-old boy suffering from cancer is among the newest plaintiffs taking on Monsanto and its German owner Bayer AG in growing...

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FBI Abandons Use of Term ‘Black Identity Extremism’ 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Bureau has reorganized domestic terrorism categorization in favor of ‘racially motivated violent extremism’ category Source: FBI...

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Nonprofit plants its 250 millionth tree in order to help heal the planet

Jul 24, 2019 by

Eden Reforestation Projects (Eden) — a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide poverty relief by employing local...

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Private equity’s role with retailers like Toys R Us, Payless ShoeSource and Claire’s has killed 1.3 million jobs, study says 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Private equity firms have bought at least 80 retailers in the past decade, including Brookstone, Gymboree and David’s Bridal....

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Beyond the Books: People who regulate charter schools also make millions off them 

Jul 24, 2019 by

Beyond the Books also compiled a list of lawmakers dating back to the early 2000’s who made millions off of charter schools while...

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Berkeley became first US city to ban natural gas. Here’s what that may mean for the future 

Jul 24, 2019 by

The California city on Tuesday voted to ban natural gas hook-ups in new buildings, in a historic move Source: Berkeley became first...

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