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Donald Trump poses for a picture with Jeffrey Epstein in 2000. News
Epstein Documents Released, Revealing Depths of Convicted Pedophile's Alleged Sex Trafficking Operation
"Excellent. Shine that light as bright as possible on all of it."
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It's one thing to have a president who thinks "Out of sight; out of mind" should be an actual public policy. It's another thing to have a president who's clearly out of his mind. (Photo: AFP/Timothy A. Clary) Views
The Mad Corruptions of Trump Inc.
We have a president who's clearly out of his mind
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When It Comes to Plutocrats Like Epstein and Trump, Always Assume the Worst
In the age of Trump, the wrongdoing has become so blatant, the attitude towards the rest of us so contemptuous, that a presumption of guilt may be the only realistic attitude
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The parents of these women were blue collar or service workers, and that is the real point. That’s 85% of the country. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Views
Top 4 Ways the Squad of Young Congresswomen Represent More Americans Than Trump
Trump’s constituency is disproportionately old white people, who are no longer a majority in the US
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Billionaire candidates often run promising to fix the very problems that their own existence created in the first place.(Photo: Stephen Lam/Reuters) Views
Why Do Billionaires Keep Presenting Themselves as America's Great New Hope?
From Ross Perot to Tom Steyer, rich megalomaniacs run for president by preying on voters’ disillusionment
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The monetary imbalance is especially jarring when it comes to hawks who beat the drums of war. (Photo: Gillam/ Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lithograph, NY, 1883) Views
Society Is In Decay–When the Worst Is First and the Best Is Last
If you want to see where a country’s priorities lie, look at how it allocates its money
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The Kochs donated approximately $150 million to 300 colleges and universities between 2005 and 2015, gifts they frequently specified must support economics and law schools fostering unfettered free-market capitalism. (Photo: DonkeyHotey/cc/flickr) Views
Beware Billionaires Bearing Gifts
For Americans to achieve real freedom and self-governance, some of the billions that flow into the pockets of the already rich must go instead into the paychecks of the workers whose sweat creates profits
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Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren make a joint appearance on Capitol Hill during a 2017 news conference about health care reform. (Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP) Views
Warren and Sanders Understand the Power of 'The Bad Guy'
For Sanders and Warren, it’s simple: The Bad Guy is the rich, the one percent, the oligarchy
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The top one-tenth of 1 percent controls as much wealth as the bottom 90 percent, while roughly a fifth of American children live in poverty, and half of American infants are so poor they depend on public aid to eat.(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Views
The Shocking Tale of Two Generations
The tragic place America finds itself in
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This undermining of the workaday Americans goes against the very essence of America, from our egalitarian ideals to our can-do spirit. (Photo: Gillam/ Mayer Merkel & Ottmann lithograph, NY, 1883) Views
Let's Re-fund America
We must create a politics that directly confronts the narcissistic nabobs who're knocking down our people and our country
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