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A crowd of about 1,500 protesters gather at the Multnomah County Justice center for a Black Lives Matter march on July 20, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Monday night marked 54 days of protests in the city. (Photo: Nathan Howard/Getty Images) News
New Local Lawsuit Challenges 'Violent and Unlawful' Attacks on Portland Protesters by Trump's Secret Police Force
"There is no positive delegation of authority in any law that makes the federal government's recent forays into general policing in Portland either legal or constitutional."
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A protester wearing a mask holds a sign that reads, "American was never great! We need to Overthrow this system!" in front of a mural with New York Police Department officers in full riot gear and the banner above them that says, "Demilitarize The Police" during a march in Manhattan on July 18, 2020. (Photo: Ira L. Black/Corbis via Getty Images) News
'Fascism Coming to a City Near You': Trump Pledges to Deploy Secret Police Units to Major US Cities
The president also praised federal agents for doing a "fantastic job" with a widely condemned crackdown on Portland, Oregon.
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House Oversight and Reform chairman Elijah Cummings, speaks during a press conference following a House vote to authorize lawsuits to enforce subpoenas on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) News
'Huge Loss for Baltimore, Maryland, and the Nation': Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
"This is just such sad news. ⁦Rep. Cummings was a force to be reckoned with."
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Elizabeth Warren rejected privatized water systems News
Applauding Sanders and Warren's Rejection of Privatized Water Systems, Group Calls On All 2020 Hopefuls to Follow Suit
"We need presidential candidates who recognize the importance of keeping water in public hands, no ifs, ands, or buts."
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A Dangerous and Filthy Place
Trump's descriptions of Baltimore were actually descriptions of the Kushner properties
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Trump and Baltimore
"There is only one person worthy of being defended in the wake of Donald Trump's Twitter tirade against Congressional Black Caucus member Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore. That man is Keith Davis, Jr."
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It is indisputable that Trump has a history of racism. It is also clear that he uses sensationalist politically incorrect rhetoric to hide a deeper neoliberal agenda of deregulation and corporate power. Just as troubling is that the Democrats similarly exploit this racist spectacle for the same purposes. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images) Views
Viral Racism and the Politics of Distraction
Republican and Democrats are both exploiting Trump's racism to avoid dealing with real issues.
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Trump’s use of Baltimore’s dysfunction is the finest expression yet of this man’s limitless racism. (Photo: Edwin Remsberg/VWPics/AP Images) Views
#WeAreAllBaltimore
As The Baltimore Sun wrote, it’s better to have a few rats than to be one.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) speaks to the crowd during the 2019 South Carolina Democratic Party State Convention on June 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. News
"Trump's Lies and Racism Never End": Sanders Hits Back at President's Attacks on Baltimore
"While I have been fighting to lift the people of Baltimore and elsewhere out of poverty with good paying jobs, housing, and healthcare, he has been attacking workers and the poor."
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Better To Have Rats Than Be One: Fearless Furious Baltimore Just Ripped Trump A New One
An ice cream party infestation in Baltimore. Twitter photo Now that this foul racist clown has moved on from attacking lawmakers of color to entire cities and districts (largely) of color, their residents are fighting back and it's glorious to behold. This weekend's venomous tantrum was aimed at...
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