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How soon will the alt-right win an election? Neo-Confederate Corey Stewart came shockingly close in Virginia

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Last week’s shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, the House majority whip, has focused some media attention on the relatively unfamiliar phenomenon of left-wing extremism. But other recent developments ...

The Trump Administration Could Provoke Yet Another Mideast War

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On May 23, as President Donald Trump flew from Tel Aviv to Rome, one of his advisers boasted to reporters accompanying Trump on Air Force One of the success of ...

The Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Not Over. Here’s How You Can Join

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Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline celebrated a win this week when a federal judge ordered the US Army Corp of Engineers to reconsider its environmental review of the DAPL,

Millennials Say GIFs, Emojis Communicate Their Thoughts Better Than Words

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Pepe the Frog rises from grave to seek vengeance against alt-right

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If Pepe the Frog’s creator has anything to say about it, his creation will shake off the cloak of bigotry which has been thrown around its shoulders by members of ...

A Major Global Foundation Just Pledged $1 Million to the Standing Rock Sioux

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For many Americans, the protests at Standing Rock were an isolated event—one indigenous community, on one swath of land in South Dakota, fighting for environmental justice. Yet, as Sioux Tribal ...

A History of the Mayflower Hotel in 5 Scandals

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E.P. Thompson’s Search for a New Popular Front

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Even in a world tightly trussed by neoliberal dogma and basted by surges of populist anti-elitism, the role of the left intellectual has lost none of its fascination. There remains ...

Opening day at Oakland’s Museum of Capitalism

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How do you create a museum of water when you’re stuck inside the fishbowl? Oakland’s brand new Museum of Capitalism, devoted to “educating future generations about the ideology, history, and ...

Silicon Valley has a bad habit of “inventing” things that already exist

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On Monday, the internet collectively laughed at the hubris of ride-sharing giant Lyft for marketing its new Lyft Shuttle as something inherently new, rather than what it was — namely,

Bat-Signal Shines in L.A. to Honor Adam West

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Why Is Reproductive Justice Vital in This Political Moment? A New Book Breaks It Down

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In 1994, a dozen black women at a pro-choice conference in Chicago came up with the concept of reproductive justice. The activist Loretta J. Ross was among them. Near the ...

Delta, BofA Drop Support For 'Julius Caesar' That Looks Too Much Like Trump

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Two major corporate sponsors have pulled their support for a New York City production of Julius Caesar. At issue: The titular role has an unmistakably Trumpian air. And, um, spoiler ...

Springtime for Union Busting?

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Late June has become a time of terror for anyone on the left. These early days of summer are traditionally the last of the Supreme Court’s term, and at a ...

Lorde Discusses What She Would Have Thought of Her Younger Self

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Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

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The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of ...

Jon Ossoff’s Loss Should Be a Lesson to Corporate Democrats

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I woke up to news this morning that Jon Ossoff’s failure to flip Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will “come as a crushing emotional blow to Democrats.” Well, not this Democrat.

The Internet Is Swooning Over New Photos of Justin Trudeau

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Melania Trump drops fake cyber bullying campaign she only pretended to care about

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This article originally appeared on AlterNet. After video footage surfaced of her husband bragging about sexually assaulting women, Melania Trump contributed to damage control efforts by sitting down to an ...