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Trump’s war on children is an act of state terrorism

The time has come for the American public to make clear that resistance to the emerging fascism in the United States is not an option.

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

What happened to Roseanne? The same thing that happened to lots...

The Trump movement uses racism and immigration to turn the Roseanne Barrs of the world from eco-feminists to Trump supporters.

The taking of Millennial wealth by rich white Boomers

A booming economy? Yes, for the richest 10 percent, who took 85 percent of the new wealth.

Study finds 5,000 people may have died from Hurricane Maria in...

Cable news covered Roseanne for over 10 hours. They covered Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico for just over 30 minutes.

Homeless man files lawsuit after wrongfully arrested for using counterfeit $10...

“A person like me would've gotten an apology, but a person like Emory somehow finds his way in handcuffs for trying to pay for his breakfast with real money.”

Police officer suspended for kicking handcuffed man’s head in video

Although several officers witnessed the assault against the restrained suspect who was not resisting, the arrest report failed to mention the overzealous officer's actions.

Kanye West should visit the Montgomery Slavery Memorial, and take President...

There is a space in the heart of Alabama that might be just the place for Kanye West to reflect on slavery.

Ranks of notorious hate group include active-duty military

The involvement of current or former service members – often with sophisticated weapons training – in white supremacist groups has long been a concern.

Juvenile detention officer arrested for civil rights violations resulting in teen’s...

“By and through this bounty system, Johnson caused, encouraged and induced juvenile detainees, in exchange for rewards and privileges, to forcibly assault.”

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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.

‘That’s pretty pathetic:’ Bernie Sanders on Trump’s immigration policies

"I think that's pretty pathetic, but I think ultimately that's his strategy."

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, June 21, 2018

Trump signs executive order halting family separation policy he created President Trump signed an executive order halting what has become a notorious family separation policy...

New investigation pins Koch brothers to ‘anti-transit canvassing campaigns’

While the development of public transit is seen by many as "positive for both impoverished communities and the environment," it hurts the Koch brothers' bottom line.

Could the formation of a Space Force be on Trump’s agenda?

“Space as a war fighting domain is the latest obscenity in a long list of vile actions by a vile administration."

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