All Views Articles for 2018-04-23

Monday, April 23, 2018
Trump supporters rally on the National Mall, 2017 (Kelly Bell/Shutterstock.com) Juliette Legendre
Far Right Groups Are Stumbling, But Their Rhetoric Is More Mainstream Than Ever
In a sense, the Republican Party has become a much more powerful instrument of white rage than the alt-right.
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A snapper surrounded by wary surgeonfish on Palmyra Atoll. (Photo:  Elizabeth Madin, CC BY-ND) Elizabeth Madin
I’m an Expat US Scientist – and I’m Returning to Trump’s America to Stand Up for Science
Across all policy areas, Trump has shown clear disdain for expertise and facts.
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"Endless war is the destruction of civil society. Yet, like the 2001 & 2002 AUMFs, the 2018 proposed bill has no time limit," the author writes. (Photo: Dandelion Salad/flickr/cc) William Cohn
Carnage Unleashed: DoD & AUMF
American people should see death on their doorstep, given the global slaughter wrought in their name.
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"The fact that North Carolina citizens have to go to court to keep bacteria from hog poop off of their homes (because their elected officials have sided with factory farms) is a perfect example of what is wrong with our food system." (Photo: Southwings) Krissy Kasserman
Nobody Should Have Hog Poop on the Walls of Their Home
Rather than let the hog farms next door ruin their lives, North Carolinians are fighting back against Smithfield Foods.
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"They experience suffocating levels of student debt alongside declining wages and income equality while watching companies monopolize entire industries, and sometimes even nationwide elections." (Photo: Lady Buffalo/cc/flickr) Hannah Finnie
Why Young People Are Joining Unions Again
They are frustrated by a system whose cracks were etched into place by preceding generations, but have only fully metastasized for theirs.
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"With GOP operatives whipping up fears about alleged voter fraud, intimidation complaints surged in 2016, with elections watchdogs receiving thousands of calls about voter intimidation and suppression on Election Day." (Photo: Scout Tufankjian / Polaris) Billy Corriher
How the Klan Act of 1871 is Fighting Voter Intimidation Today
"Trump has made an escalating series of statements, often racially tinged, suggesting that his supporters should go to particular precincts on Election Day and intimidate voters."
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Arizona teachers Jeff Bryant
Arizona's Uprising Teachers Build Bridges, Not Walls
Arizona presents new and interesting challenges to the spreading teacher uprisings, and demonstrates ways that teachers build bridges.
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