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As Trump plans major tax cut for rich, huge majority of Americans think wealthy should pay more

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President Trump’s plans to give a massive tax break to the rich but a polling shows that an overwhelming majority of Americans favor raising taxes on the wealthy. The disconnect ...

Fox News website features story glorifying running over liberal protesters with cars

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A webpage that’s still live on Fox News’ website as this is published is headlined, “Here’s A Reel Of Cars Plowing Through Protesters Trying To Block The Road.” The page ...

NRA TV host openly roots for North Korea to nuke California instead of Guam

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Grant Stinchfield, a host for the National Rifle Association’s online TV network, would be happy if North Korea dropped a bomb on the capital of California. Media Matters notes that ...

Tale of two cities: Boston and Charlottesville show how to fight fascism

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The far right rally over the weekend in Boston — branded as a “free speech” rally — was an opportunity for the neo-fascists in our midst to regain ground in ...

Hospitals in Trump Country Suffer as Muslim Doctors Denied Visas to U.S.

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Every March, doctors across the United States and the world eagerly await “Match Day”—the day they find out what residency, internship, or fellowship program they matched to. By that point,

Click here to support Monuments to Black Liberation organized by Samuel Sinyangwe

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SS Samuel SinyangweNEW YORK, NY Support the construction of monuments to black liberation in the United States. We should celebrate enslaved black men and women who fought for emancipation and ...

Steve Bannon Is Gone But His Bigotry Stays in the White House

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The writing was on the wall for Steve Bannon on Tuesday afternoon. Speaking in the gilded lobby of the Trump Tower in New York, the president of the United States ...

Trump’s latest North Korea threat is scary. It’s also a lie.

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President Donald Trump has now taken the tensions with North Korea to new heights, tweeting on Friday morning that the US military is in position to attack North Korea at ...

Indian diplomat compares Ivanka to a ‘half-wit Saudi prince’ who must be grudgingly flattered: report

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How do foreign leaders deal with First Daughter Ivanka Trump? According to one anonymous diplomat quoted by Hindustan Times editor-in-chief Bobby Ghosh, the key is to flatter her and make ...

White nationalists celebrate Trump press conference: ‘I was fist pumping!!’

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During a press conference on infrastructure at Trump Tower Tuesday, President Trump’s remarks veered into dubious territory when he remarked on the events that took place at Charlottesville, Virginia over ...

Roadblocks, weapons bans as Boston braces for ‘Free Speech’ rally

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Boston officials are planning road blockades and even banning food vendors from the historic Boston Common as they step up security around a “Free Speech” rally on Saturday featuring right-wing ...

Report: Trump 'Nervous And Afraid' Of Firing Alt-Right Hero Bannon

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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - For months, U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser and his chief strategist have battled for influence behind the scenes, and their feud may force another ...

White supremacists cheer Trump’s response to Charlottesville violence

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In response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Donald Trump pointedly refused to condemn the perpetrators, saying that blame for the violence comes from “many sides.” At least ...

Duke Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From Chapel Entrance

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After hearing from and consulting with a number of students, faculty, staff, and alumni, and with the strong support of the Board of Trustees, I authorized the removal of the ...

Meet the clergy who stared down white supremacists in Charlottesville

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Asked what it was like to march through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, evangelical author and FreedomRoad.us founder Lisa Sharon Harper was blunt. “It really felt like ...

In 2 days, smugglers deliberately forced hundreds of migrants off boats near Yemen

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Roughly 180 migrants were forced from a boat by smugglers off the coast of Yemen, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Thursday. This comes one day after smugglers deliberately ...

David Duke Has Meltdown After Trump Condemns White Supremacists In Charlottesville

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Former KKK leader David Duke was none too pleased that President Donald Trump on Monday finally got around to condemning extremist groups by name ― including including neo-Nazis and the ...

Baltimore City Council just adopted a resolution to destroy all Confederate monuments

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Baltimore City Council just adopted a resolution to destroy all Confederate monuments

Charlottesville is not an aberration

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It is sad to watch politicians, pundits, and CEOsprance around the cesspool of white nationalism oozing from the Trump presidency. They are desperate to cling to the myth that the ...

If You Support Racist Policies You Are a Racist

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Every time there is a high profile racist incident in America, we all must huddle together to assure ourselves that at least we are not racists. The operating definition of ...

The hilarious way a German town turned neo-Nazis against Nazism

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There isn’t a clear playbook for people who suddenly find their hometown filled with neo-Nazis. They can ignore them and hope they go away quickly. They can protest peacefully, and ...

This Is What 'Oppressed' White Men Look Like

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Amid the violence and chaos taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend, one Twitter thread has gone viral for nailing exactly what’s going on. User @JuliusGoat began a poignant Twitter ...

Guide to Charlottesville Solidarity Actions Around the World

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In solidarity with our friends at CrimethInc. On August 12, a fascist murdered one person and injured dozens more by driving a vehicle into a crowd of anti-racist protestors in ...

U.S. wind and solar energy saved up to 12,700 lives, $220 billion in past decade

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A major new study funded by the Department of Energy documents major health and air quality benefits from the U.S. wind and solar revolution of the past decade, which include ...

Fox & Friends defends white nationalists: Their grievances are ‘worth talking about’

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Even Donald Trump’s staunchest allies within the Republican Party are having a hard time sticking by his side as he continues to avoid condemning white supremacists and neo-Nazis after they ...

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka resigns from Trump manufacturing council

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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka resigns from Trump manufacturing council

Pruitt’s Trying to Weaken Protections Against Industrial Sludge in Drinking Water

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Compass Pointing the way to a clean energy futureDonald Trump’s EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt, released a loathsome letter this week voicing his intent to ‘reconsider’ the 2015 Effluent Limitations Guidelines ...

Mike Huckabee: If General Lee statues come down then Mt. Rushmore is next

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) asserted this week that the so-called political correctness driving the removal of Civil War statues will eventually also destroy national monuments like Mr. Rushmore.

Fran works six days a week in fast food, and yet she's homeless: 'It's economic slavery'

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Once a customer has barked their order into the microphone at the Popeyes drive-thru on Prospect Avenue, Kansas City, the clock starts. Staff have a company-mandated 180 seconds to take ...

First Trump faith advisor ‘resigns’ from presidential board, sparking backlash

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One of Donald Trump’s faith advisors has “resigned” from his capacity as a counselor to the president, citing a “deepening conflict of values” between him and the administration. A.R. Bernard,

Vote Yes for a Better NY

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Full participation in the process of democracy will build a better New York for everyone. Read the NY State ConstitutionRegister to Vote Get the facts about the New York State ...

Coal executives find out Trump can’t be trusted

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The Trump administration has allegedly backed out of a promise to a group of its biggest supporters. Coal executives say the president pledged to enact an emergency order to protect ...

‘Daily Stormer’ website sending Nazis to harass funeral of woman allegedly killed by white supremacist in Charlottesville

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The white supremacist website The Daily Stormer is taking a page out of the Westboro Baptist Church playbook by sending self-described Nazis to the funeral of a woman who was ...

Texas officials “don’t care about white people,” says White Lives Matter event planner

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Anti-white supremacy students group are proceeding with planned rallies next month at Texas A&M after university officials moved to block the so-called White Lives Matter event that was scheduled for ...

Mayors nationwide take up effort to combat white supremacy

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During a press call on Friday, the U.S. Conference of Mayors and the Anti-Defamation League announced a ten-point plan to combat hate groups in cities and towns across the country.

Trump thinks the trans ban is ‘doing the military a great favor’

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It’s been two weeks since President Trump announced on Twitter that he’d be banning transgender service in the military, and though there’s still no actual policy in effect, Trump is ...