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Federal Court Strikes Down Trump's 'Racist Wealth Test' Designed to Punish Low-Income Immigrants
Trump's proposed rule was "repugnant to the American dream of the opportunity for prosperity and success through hard work and upward mobility," a federal judge said.
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'I Just Couldn't Be a Sellout': Rihanna Confirms She Turned Down Super Bowl Halftime Show In Solidarity With Kaepernick
"There's things within that organization that I do not agree with at all, and I was not about to go and be of service to them in any way."
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Climate activists gathered outside the CNN studios in New York, where a Town Hall on Climate Policy was held on September 4, 2019. The activists demanded that leading Democratic presidential candidates commit to meaningful climate action. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket/Getty Images) Views
Why Women’s Climate Leadership Is Vital
Women’s leadership won’t be a panacea for the overwhelming whiteness of climate leadership, but it’s a starting place.
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A Real Extinction Rebellion Means the End of Colonialism, Imperialism, and Capitalism
"Our goal is to get 3.5 percent of the population mobilized. It's time to stop thinking about our target audience as middle class white people. Those who are already fighting are the most likely to join us in mass."
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It is a false logic that turns workers into idlers, imagines welfare abusers when in fact immigrants sustain the care economy with their labor and their taxes, and sees the victims of neocolonial trade policies as invading criminals.  (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc) Views
The Latin American Migration Crisis Was Born Out of Greed and Myths About Race
In Unwanted People , historian Aviva Chomsky’s essays explore the roots of this violent history.
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We're in a climate emergency and we must resist. (Photo: Greenpeace) Views
Why I'm Currently Blocking the Largest Oil Export Channel in the U.S.
"I don't want to see every single corner of this country be exploited for fossil fuels while communities are being torn apart by oil spills, chemical fires, and more extreme floods, fires, droughts, and storms."
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Immigrant Rights and Green Groups Join Forces in Rally at CBP, Demanding Trump Welcome Bahamians and All Climate Refugees
"In the climate crisis, we must not deny entry to survivors of disasters."
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'Democracy for Some, But Not for All': Report Reveals Nearly 1,700 Polling Places Closed Since Supreme Court Weakened Voting Rights Act
"Seems like Republicans don't want people to vote...wonder what they are worried about."
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Populists Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are gaining on Joe Biden, not because they perform better on their feet but because they have the more compelling story of what ails America. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Views
There’s a Reason Populists Like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Are Gaining on Joe Biden
The problem with a centrist politics of returning America to "normal," as Biden commends, is that normal meant a four-decades slide in the living standards for most Americans. That brand of normal brought us Donald Trump.
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Progressives Applaud Sikh MP Dhesi for Publicly Condemning Racism of Boris Johnson and 'Politics of Hate'
"In every corner of the globe and certainly here in America, every constituent deserves courageous representatives who could call out hate and bigotry."
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