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White people who kill black men in the United States often face no legal consequences.  (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Views
A Perfectly Legal Lynching in Georgia?
Killings of black men by whites are 8.5 times more likely to be ruled "justified."
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'Justice Demands That Arrests Be Made' After Video of Ahmaud Arbery's Killing Goes Viral
"The reason that there has not been an indictment, in my opinion, is because these men were white, these men have strong law enforcement ties," said a lawyer for the victim's family.
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 Georgia Governor Brian Kemp speaks to the media during a press conference at the Georgia State Capitol on April 27, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. The press conference was held to brief the media about the current situation of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Georgia as the state reopens restaurants for dine-in customers. (Photo: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Views
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp: Stupid or Pseudostupid?
The elevation of pseudostupidity and disavowal of its consequences is a Trump characteristic his followers celebrate as a strength, not a failing. This endangers us all.
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After Selling Stocks as Coronavirus Pandemic Reached US, GOP Senators Loeffler and Perdue Join Committee to Reopen Economy
"It's time to revive the economy, says woman who did insider trading to avoid taking the loss when it tanked."
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Coronavirus Outbreak Forces Uninsured Congressional Candidate to Suspend Door-Knocking Efforts
" Coronavirus makes clear what so many working Americans already know: our healthcare system is broken."
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“The only way to make them care is to make them pay.” (Photo: Georges Gobet/AFP/Getty Images) Views
Jury Awards $265M in Damages in Dicamba Trial Against Monsanto, BASF
After three weeks of arguments, the jury awarded the peach-farmer plaintiff $15 million in damages and $250 million in punitive damages against the chemical companies.
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To Open Congress to Working People, Georgia Democrat Petitions FEC to Use Campaign Funds for Healthcare
"This could help open the field to candidates who live like the majority of Americans."
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Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) tells fellow members of the U.S. House of Representatives that President Donald Trump's impeachment is analogous to the trial of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. News
'An Idiotic False Equivalency': GOP Rep. Loudermilk Implies Trump Impeachment Worse Than Trial of Jesus Christ
"If you thought the comparisons to Salem were perhaps misguided, we now have the Crucifixion itself."
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'Stop This Illegal Purge': Outrage as Georgia GOP Removes More Than 300,000 Voters From Rolls
Warning of 2020 impact, one critic said Georgia could remain a red state solely "due to the GOP purposefully denying people the right to vote."
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Republicans have doubled down on efforts to keep black people from voting in key races. (Photo: DonkeyHotey/Flickr) Views
What Trump and the GOP Learned from Obama
They learned to embrace popular organizing and to fear—and suppress—the black vote.
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