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Trump’s Cruel and Deviant Budget
For years, conservatives warned that liberals were “defining deviancy downward.” They said that by tolerating bad social behavior, liberals in effect lowered what was deemed acceptable behavior overall – allowing social norms to decline. There was never a lot of evidence for that view, but there’s...
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'RussiaGate' Has Become a Catastrophic Failure of Leadership — and a Debacle From Which the Trump Presidency Will Not Recover
A version of this post first appeared on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Douglas A. Blackmon’s Facebook page. A little more than a week ago, I said on CNN and wrote on Facebook that — based on reporting I’d just completed in Washington DC — it was clear that the controversy surrounding Russian...
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Trump's "Manifestly Cruel" Education Budget Would Crush Kids' Dreams
As expected , President Donald Trump's budget calls for deep cuts to public education while bolstering school choice schemes, leading top education advocates to decry the plan as out-of-touch and " manifestly cruel to kids ." In line with the leaked document reported on last week by the Washington...
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Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny allegations that President Donald Trump had asked him to "push back" against the FBI's investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign. Coats' testimony before the Senate Intelligence...
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Resurrecting 'Gilded Age,' Trump Budget Sacrifices All for Military and Ultra-Rich
President Donald Trump officially unveiled his budget on Tuesday and made clear that the candidate who rose to power with a promise to protect the downtrodden and working class had swapped that rhetoric for " hardline rightwing economics " that prioritizes military might and insulating the one-...
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'Trump, Listen!' Palestinian Protesters Rally as US President Sails Through
Palestinian activists rallied and demonstrated during U.S. President Donald Trump's brief visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday, calling for a "Day of Rage" to amplify the voices and demands of hunger-striking prisoners who have been protesting since mid-April. Trump met Tuesday with...
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Democracy Watchdog Turns Up Heat on White House to Answer for 'Illegal' Syria Strike
A watchdog group on Monday stepped up its efforts to get the Trump administration to answer for its military strike on Syria in April. The Protect Democracy Project filed a motion asking a judge to order several federal agencies to give expedited answers to the group's Freedom of Information Act (...
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Trump Escalates War on Women
“I just want to state some facts,” Deja Foxx, a 16-year-old activist, told Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) at a town hall meeting in April . “I’m a young woman, and you’re a middle-aged man. I’m a person of color, and you’re white. I come from a background of poverty, and I didn’t always have parents to...
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Boycott Trump
In normal times, Dee from New York would have ordered her copy of The Handmaid’s Tale from Amazon, but these are not normal times. Amazon is on the Grab Your Wallet list, a campaign to boycott retailers that sell Trump family products, which began as a response to the video revealing our now-...
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Enviros Brace for Trump Budget That Prioritizes Polluters Over People
Offering more evidence that President Donald Trump's budget is a multi-faceted blow to everyone but the one percent, the proposal to be unveiled Tuesday would reportedly slash funding for clean-ups at so-called Superfund sites—the vast majority of which are found in low-income neighborhoods and...
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