Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Americans explode after Trump's summit with Putin, Justice Department arrests Russia national with ties to Trump and the NRA, all the people convicted of treason in the US, and more.

The importance of being uncivil

To manage the conflict between capitalism and democracy, society “needs the cement of morality,” of which the norms of civility are a part.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, July 13, 2018

Justice Department reopens the Emmett Tiller investigation, Trump's global chaos tour, Ireland passes bill to fully divest from fossil fuel by end of 2018, and more.

Papa John resigns after using racial slur during conference call

"Regardless of the context, I apologize. Simply stated, racism has no place in our society.”
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Who is Brett Kavanaugh? Inside the right-wing history of Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

Kavanaugh has deep ties to the Republican Party and will push the Supreme Court further right if he is confirmed.

How Roe v. Wade advanced women’s lives beyond reproductive health

Americans shouldn’t forget the role that Roe v. Wade played in advancing the lives of women.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, July 12, 2018

"Papa" John is at it again, activists raise money to post bond for detained immigrants, Hawaii Supreme Court rules against anti-LGBTQ hate group, and more.

Coward cop identified after ignoring racist assaulting woman on video

“Today a video surfaced of an undignified event in which a Puerto Rican woman was brutally harassed by a bigot while an officer did not interfere. I am appalled, shocked & disturbed by the officer’s behavior.”

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump administration fails to meet reunification deadline for immigrant children, Neighbors call cops on 12-year-old black kid for delivering newspapers, Trump pardons Oregon ranchers, and more.

What the Parkland teens can teach Medicare for All campaigners

Successful campaigns will feature faces of the vulnerable with whom we can identify, bold and passionate action, and a movement-building strategy of nonviolent direct action campaigning.