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Lauren McCauley, staff writer
This election cycle, corporate donors are not just beefing up the war chests of their most-favored politicians. According to a new study, industry is flexing its Supreme Court- approved political power to dominate local democracy, as well. In the study, Big Business Ballot Bullies (pdf), Public Citizen examined eight state-level ballot initiatives...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Environmental and advocacy groups on Thursday responded to recent reports that...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
According to photographer Rob Wilson, who documented Wednesday's raid, "roughly 150 peaceful Water Protectors gathered for prayer near construction sites of the Dakota Access Pipeline...and were met with a heavy show of force by authorities." (Photo: Rob Wilson Photography)
Twenty-one water protectors were arrested in North Dakota on Wednesday after a...

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Jesus. America's trigger-happy police just shot dead another unarmed man, this time reportedly for having an epileptic seizure while black. The same day, nine-year-old Zianna Oliphant told Charlotte's City Council how she feels and why this must stop. "I don't like how we are treated," she said, starting to sob. "We are black people, and we shouldn’t have to feel like this...Our fathers and mothers are killed and we can’t even see them anymore. We have tears and we shouldn’t have tears."