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Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, a 16-year-old Guatemalan migrant, was seriously ill when immigration agents put him in a small South Texas holding cell with another sick boy on the afternoon of May 19. By the next morning, he was dead. (Photo: via Facebook) News
'Impeach Trump for This': Video Shows Final Hours of Teen's Horrible Death in US Immigration Detention Center
Contrary to claims by Border Patrol, "they didn't take him to the hospital. They didn't release him. They didn't even seem to check on him as he was dying on the floor of his cell."
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Free Speech Groups Tell Court Trump's Mandate for Visa Applicants' Social Media a 'Life or Death' Threat for Journalists, Filmmakers
"The government simply has no legitimate interest in collecting this kind of sensitive information on this immense scale, and the First Amendment doesn't permit it to do so."
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Be Best, My Ass
Hypocrisy shining through. No cage for her, yet. OK, we are now and truly done with the con man and his vile hooker squatting in the White House. To date, the Birther Queen of Hypocrisy has stayed shrewdly silent through it all: The rapes, lies, cruelty, racism, corruption, bullying, mockery,...
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The new right has set about reordering the political landscape. Mainstream parties have lost credibility. Politics have become even more polarized. Not just liberalism but democracy itself is under attack. (Photo: The Battle for Another World / Institute for Policy Studies) Views
Inside the Battle for Another World
Understanding how the new right went global—and how to stop it—is key to keeping our planet habitable.
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Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.), pictured at the Capitol on March 13, 2019, were the suvject of a barrage of hateful Facebook posts from an Israeli-based company. News
Investigation Uncovers Israel-Based Group Behind Bigoted Facebook Smear Campaign Aimed at US Muslim Congresswomen
"The goal of these anti-Muslim hate campaigns is clear—they put Muslim lives here and around the world at risk and undermine our country's commitment to religious pluralism."
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Sarah Pitlyk (R) is seen with other former law clerks for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh at an event at the Heritage Foundation on August 9, 2018. News
Trump's Rightward Shift of Federal Courts Advances as Senate Confirms Anti-Choice Sarah Pitlyk
"Appalling."
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Liberals are much more concerned about the quality of family relationships. (Photo: Loren Elliott/AFP via Getty Images) Views
Modern Family Progressive Values Put Conservatives to Shame
Progressives rightly embrace family diversity and egalitarian, solidaristic relationships.
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Migrants queue to receive aid distributed by Turkish Red Crescent at the camp 'Vucjak' near Bihac in Bosnia and Herzegovina on November 21, 2019. More than 700 irregular migrants from Pakistan, Afghanistan and other countries continue their lives in makeshift tents, located 15 kilometers from the Croatian border. Turkish Red Crescent distributed sweaters, blankets, sleeping-bags, toothpastes and towels. (Photo: Kayhan Gul/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) News
'People Here Will Start Dying': Dire Warnings as Stranded Refugees Freeze in Hellish Conditions Near Bosnia-Croatia Border
The conditions of the refugee camp are being decried as "not for human beings" as officials demanded immediate relief for those languishing there.
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Advocates hold signs at the second-ever congressional hearing on Medicare for All. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) News
'Another Victory for #MedicareForAll!' Says Jayapal as Fourth House Hearing on Proposal Is Announced
The Washington Democrat called the development "proof of the historic momentum we have in our fight to ensure quality, affordable healthcare for everyone."
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A group of Syrian refugees arrives on the island of Lesbos after traveling in an inflatable raft from Turkey near Skala Sikaminias, Greece on July 15, 2015. (Photo: UNHCR/Andrew McConnell) Views
The New Stateless Peoples: Confronting US Culpability in the Climate Refugee Crisis
If floods and wildfires can take lives as surely as bombs and bullets, why has the United States adamantly denied entrance to climate refugees?
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