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What we can do about Trump’s escalating lies

His lies go out to tens of millions of Americans every day unmediated.

Faulty intelligence? The curious case of the murdered journalist who wasn’t

There is no question that journalists in Russia (and, for that matter, Ukraine) are under threat.

Like clockwork, right-wing media exploit DOJ IG report to call for...

The report had nothing to do with the FBI’s Trump-Russia probe.

To the press, after 18 months of Trump

Don’t let him rattle you. Maintain your dignity, confidence, and courage.

Massive broadcast merger between Sinclair, Tribune has many worried about propaganda

The Sinclair-Tribune merger would bypass the congressional cap set at 39 percent, but because of an FCC loophole, only a portion of Sinclair’s current stations are considered in the count.

Dollars for decency

Unlike politicians who only have to survive elections every few years, corporations have to keep their consumers content all the time.

Using fake facts to make us afraid

On immigration and terrorism, the Trump Administration misleads about Its own misleading data.

Sunday shows barely mentioned the 2018 Women’s March

The longest mention was a meager 20 seconds on NBC’s Meet The Press. Other shows were worse.

Leading gun violence researcher: Media have a responsibility to cover the...

“This is really important legislation that could harm public safety.”

Don’t hesitate to question the pundits, experts and scientists

Every one of us must question the experts, seek information from multiple sources (which means getting out of our own ideology bubble), and use critical thinking to figure out the truth.

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Brits don’t mince words: The most irreverent and radical signs from UK’s historic anti-Trump...

They took to the streets en masse to show their opposition to the U.S. president's hate-filled policies.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, July 16, 2018

12 Russian intelligence officers indicted for election interference, the royal family snubs Trump, 28 civilians killed by U.S.-led bombing in Syria, and more.

Education and the mental health epidemic

Systems of education built around the ideals of the market that use competition, selection and examinations are contributing to a collective atmosphere of division, injustice and anxiety.
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Watch Stephen Colbert’s hilarious re-enactment of FBI agent Peter Strzok’s insane House hearing

'Trump is a f—ing idiot'; and 'WHAT THE F— HAPPENED TO OUR COUNTRY??!?!'"

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