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'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.

Jessica Corbett ·

Target’s Bullseye on Black Youth

Target’s pledge to invest in the Black community rings hollow

Marjaan Sirdar ·

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."

Jessica Corbett ·

'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."

Common Dreams staff ·

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."

Andrea Germanos ·

A Dangerous and Filthy Place

Trump's descriptions of Baltimore were actually descriptions of the Kushner properties

Christopher Brauchli ·

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."

Margaret Kimberley ·

Viral Racism and the Politics of Distraction

Republican and Democrats are both exploiting Trump's racism to avoid dealing with real issues.

Peter Bloom ·


As The Baltimore Sun wrote, it’s better to have a few rats than to be one.

Gabrielle Gurley ·

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