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Supreme Court Ends Texas’ Grip On Patent Cases

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Today the Supreme Court issued a decision that will have a massive impact on patent troll litigation. In TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods, the court ruled that patent owners can ...

Watergate’s John Dean: President Trump is an ‘authoritarian klutz’

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In an interview with New York Magazine‘s The Daily Intelligencer, John Dean, the former advisor to President Richard Nixon whose call-recording testimony made the Watergate case, told reporter Olivia Nuzzi ...

Congress has the power to release Trump’s tax returns to the public

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Throughout the extremely disturbing first few months of the Trump administration when the President’s views — most recently with respect to FBI Director James Comey — appear to turn on ...

Will Erdogan's Thugs Face No Consequences For Attacking Us On U.S. Soil?

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My four-year-old son has been telling what he witnessed yesterday. Two dozen peaceful Kurdish protestors, including two children, were attacked by the Turkish President Erdogan’s security guards at the Turkish ...

Bill O’Reilly blames the “far left” for his firing from Fox News

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Bill O’Reilly still won’t own up to his own mistakes. As Salon’s own Matthew Sheffield has pointed out, left-wing activist groups played a pivotal role in holding the former Fox ...

Trump budget will reportedly cut food stamps, days after Agriculture Secretary promised not to…

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“As far as I’m concerned we have no proposed changes” to the food stamps program, Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told congressmen last Wednesday. “You don’t try to fix things ...

Charlottesville Vigil Against Hate Outdraws White Supremacist Rally

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Hundreds of protesters gathered for a candlelit “vigil against hate” on Sunday night in Charlottesville, Virginia, one day after a smaller number of white supremacists carrying torches had rallied at ...

Mother’s Day in an ICE Detention Center

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The woman arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border with her daughter in late April. “From what I had heard about the U.S., it was supposed to be a country that practices ...

'We are a cautionary tale': Kansas feels the pain of massive Trump-style tax cuts

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Kansas is broke – but you wouldn’t guess it looking at its shining state capitol in Topeka. The imposing limestone monument, crowned by a shiny copper dome and limned with ...

Trump Resistance Movement Joins Fight for $15 In Massive March on McDonald’s

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Trump Resistance Movement Joins Fight for $15 In Massive March on McDonald’s This article originally appeared on Common Dreams CHICAGO – On the heels of mass demonstrations against President Trump’s ...

Net neutrality protests kick off as FCC moves to undo open internet rules

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Organizers representing a half-dozen advocacy groups set up shop Thursday morning on a small patch of grass outside the FCC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., chatting among themselves and to reporters ...

Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

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Dozens of students walked out of Vice President Mike Pence’s commencement speech at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday. One student sported a rainbow cape, while a number of ...

Republican Congressman Clarifies That the Constitution Is Different Under Trump

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In case you're wondering why no Republican has stood up to be counted, you should know that installing a vulgar talking yam in the White House has changed the job ...

Trump’s housing budget is a mass eviction notice for the poor

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America’s systems for helping vulnerable families keep a roof overhead are already woefully underfunded, leaving about 15 million deserving households to fend for themselves when the rent is due. President ...

Meet the beleaguered tenants of ‘Kushnerville’

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This story was co-published with The New York Times Magazine. The Townhouse on High Seas Court in the Cove Village development, in the Baltimore suburb of Essex, was not exactly ...

Trump’s likely FBI Director Joe Lieberman is a strong proponent of mass surveillance

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If former Connecticut Sen. Joseph Lieberman becomes the new director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the agency will be run by one of America’s most outspoken supporters of mass ...

What If People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?

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When Craig Brandt marched into city council chambers in Oakland, California in the summer of 2015, he was furious about fraud. The long-time local attorney and father of two had ...

Revealed: Senior advisor at FBI-raided consulting firm also works for Paul Manafort and Roger Stone

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Thursday the FBI raided the Annapolis offices of a Republican fundraising consultancy run by Kelley Rogers that has ties to the Trump Taj Mahal through Penn National Gaming. However, the ...

‘People are in meltdown mode’: Inside the Republican donor class panic about Trump

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WASHINGTON — Pangs of fear and frustration are rippling through the Republican donor and operative classes as Donald Trump’s self-inflicted wounds threaten to fully derail the GOP legislative agenda and ...

The inside story of Chelsea Manning's unlikely release from prison

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When Chelsea Manning asked President Barack Obama to commute her prison sentence last November—after more than six grueling years behind bars—few thought she had much of a chance. The intense ...

Trump's Budget Takes From Safety Net, Gives To Military

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump wants Congress to cut food stamps and other anti-poverty programs in order to pay for more military spending and a border wall, according to a ...

Act Out! [112]

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Act Out! [112] - How To Create Activists & How To Stop Protests + #SaveTheInternet 2.0 This article originally appeared on Occupy.com This week on Act Out!, we take a ...

Before Shareholder Meeting, Thousands to March on McDonald's

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McDonald’s stands against us ALL. On May 23, we FIGHT BACK – with the March on McDonald’s in Chicago! McDonald’s has changed a lot about its business lately – but ...

Landslide Win for Iran’s Reformists Doesn’t Fit Trump’s Script, So He Ignores It

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The hypocrisy of America’s support for unelected despots in the oil-rich Gulf states is not new, but Donald Trump’s lavish praise for them on Sunday, as allies against “Islamist extremism” ...

From Russia with hate: Donald Trump’s catastrophic presidency offers more proof that racism and sexism are destroying America

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I have written dozens if not hundreds of essays about Donald Trump from the 2016 presidential primaries through to his presidency. He is quite literally the gift that keeps giving.

Massachusetts school suspends black girls with braids

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Two black female students attending a charter school in Massachusetts were recently kicked off their sports teams and prohibited from attending prom all because they wore their hair in braids.

The dubious friends of Donald Trump: the Russians (ZEMBLA Video)

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The dubious friends of Donald Trump: the Russians (ZEMBLA Video) This article originally appeared on ZEMBLA Although still in its early days, Donald Trump’s presidency is coming under fire. The ...

Trump asked Comey to imprison reporters rather than investigating Flynn

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Donald Trump didn’t just ask then-FBI Director James Comey to stop investigating Michael Flynn after Flynn resigned in disgrace as Trump’s national security adviser. Trump had another target in mind ...

Video analysis shows Turkish dictator Erdogan ordered his goons to attack US protesters

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Two weeks ago, a group of peaceful protesters were brutally attacked and beaten by members of the security detail attending Turkish strongman president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Raw Story reported in ...

Will Michael Moore’s new documentary bring down Trump?

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Remember when Michael Moore released Fahrenheit 9/11 and single-handedly stopped George W. Bush from getting re-elected? That election was a close one. Thankfully, Moore’s gripping 2004 documentary secured a narrow ...

'Erdoğan's bodyguards' in violent clash with protesters in Washington DC

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Nine people were hurt and two arrests were made during an altercation at the Turkish ambassador’s residence in the US capital during a visit by prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan,

Trump Drastically Expands 'Global Gag Rule' On Abortion

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WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump announced the details Monday of his unprecedented international anti-abortion policy, which drastically expands the “global gag rule” that past Republican presidents have placed on U.S.

The Airport Lawyers Who Stood Up to Trump Are Under Attack

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While the country has been fixated on President Trump’s firings, leaks and outbursts involving the Department of Justice, that agency has itself been stealthily attacking our democracy by telling good ...

Fox News Fires Bob Beckel Over Alleged Racist Remark

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Fox News announced on Friday it has terminated Bob Beckel, co-host of “The Five.” The network released this statement to Variety: “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive ...

Steve Bannon could be coming back to power in Donald Trump’s White House

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Steve Bannon, the former Breitbart editor who is now chief strategist to President Donald Trump, may be returning to his boss’ good graces. Nine sources with connections to Trump report ...

Twitter co-founder: I'm sorry if we made Donald Trump's presidency possible

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If anyone knows how important Twitter is to Donald Trump, it’s the president. “Without the tweets, I wouldn’t be here,” he told the Financial Times last month. To which Twitter’s ...