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Jake Johnson, staff writer
Thousands of protesters prepare to march in Boston against a planned 'Free Speech Rally' just one week after the violent 'Unite the Right' rally in Virginia left one woman dead and dozens more injured on August 19, 2017 in Boston, United States.
Update : It appears that the alt-right "rally" ended hours ahead of schedule, thanks at least in part to the remarkable size of the counter-demonstration. "Thousands of counter-protesters remain in Boston," noted Mic 's Jack Smith. "The right-wing rally is totally empty." "You couldn't even call it a rally," said Boston.com 's Meghan Barr in an...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
President Donald Trump attends a meeting with U.S. company representatives and featuring products made in the United States.
"It appears that President Donald Trump can still count on one bedrock of...
Julia Conley, staff writer
In their letter of resignation, the members of the president's arts committee spelled out the word "RESIST" with the first letters of each paragraph.
In a strong rebuke of President Donald Trump equating white supremacists who...

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After a few days' absence from the news, it's startling to behold the current madness. It's also heartening to see a growing defiance of it - from artists to non-profits - alongside an insistence it be named, shamed and held accountable. So yes, Nazis are bad, and Confederate statues are not symbols to remind the South of their vaulted history but, says Larry Wilmore, "to remind black people that they are n*ggers." Lest we forget, there are only two sides here: right and wrong.