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Justice Department Uses Segregation Era Court Ruling To Defend Donald Trump's Muslim Ban

The Justice Department has turned to segregation era court rulings to defend Donald Trump's Muslim ban.

Seriously - I'm not kidding.

They've really stooped that low.

Daily Topics - Thursday May 11th, 2017

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Protestor Convicted for Laughing?

Just one guffaw - that's all it took for Desiree Fairooz to go from a children's librarian and activist to someone facing serious jail time.

I'm not kidding here.

Back in January, Fairooz was arrested and removed from a Senate hearing after laughing at someone who said Jeff Sessions would treat all Americans equally.

Daily Topics - Wednesday May 10th, 2017

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Kids Are TrumpCare's Latest Victims

If signed into law, the so-called "healthcare reform" bill that passed the House last week would cause tens of millions of Americans to lose their health insurance - literally kill thousands of people - and leave thousands more in debt.

Daily Topics - Tuesday May 9th, 2017

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Is Neoliberalism On It's Deathbed Around the World?


In the American media, the 2017 French presidential election has been portrayed as a rehash of the 2016 US presidential election, with far-right populist Marine Le Pen playing the role of Donald Trump and her opponent - centrist Emmanuel Macron - standing in for Hillary Clinton.

Daily Topics - Monday May 8th, 2017

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Republicans' Vicious and Immoral Health Care Bill Is Just Part of a Sinister Long Game

While Democrats are jubilant that the GOP passed a terrible healthcare/tax-cut bill through the House, which they think will cause voters to reject the GOP in 2018, it's a very, very premature celebration.

Daily Topics - Friday May 5th, 2017

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Our Constitution Vs. the Deep State Run by Intelligence Agencies and the Pentagon — Only One Will Survive

It is virtually impossible to read a newspaper or a blog analyzing the politics of America in 2017 without thinking "disaster." Since Donald Trump became president not just the United States, but the world, has become unstable and liberal democracies in general are under assault by antidemocratic authoritarian forces.

Daily Topics - Thursday May 4th, 2017

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Trump Wants a 'Good Shutdown' in September. Seriously?

Teddy Roosevelt walked softly and carried a big stick.

Donald Trump, on the other hand, is doing the exact opposite - he's walking loudly and carrying a soft stick.

So when he threatens to kill the filibuster and shut down the government, should any of us really take him seriously?

Daily Topics - Wednesday May 3rd, 2017

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Will Trump Succeed in Repealing the First Amendment?


Frustrated with what it says is "biased" media coverage, the Trump administration is now openly talking about gutting the First Amendment.

They can't be serious - can they?

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The "Better Deal" Platform

Democrats like Chuck Schumer say they're serious about putting the interests of working people first.

They say their new Better Deal Agenda puts the interests of working Americans first.

But are they doing enough to help out America's labor unions?

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