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Elvert Barnes

I’m confident that if given the opportunity, I would be an excellent professional protester. And to think I’ve been doing this for free! more

Feb 27, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

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Lorie Shaull

The outcome of the Ellison-Perez contest will shape how Democrats position themselves as the opposition party at a time of unprecedented mass resistance to the Trump-Republican agenda more

Feb 24, 2017 12:35 PM Dispatches

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Pavel Špindler

While the Trump Administration has been dominating the news, behind the headlines, Congress has been very, very busy. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:58 PM Dispatches

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Dark Sevier

Police deployed military weaponry. The water protectors responded with prayer. They gathered many allies. They appealed to treaty rights to stop the Black Snake. Today the camp lies in ruins, but there have been victories along the way. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:43 PM Dispatches

Channeling Willie Stark, the Southern demagogue in Robert Penn Warren’s classic novel, Trump’s cynicism about elected representatives, the press, and even facts, opens the door for massive corruption. more

Feb 17, 2017 11:41 AM Dispatches

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Stories from nationwide raids last week reveal the Trump Administration’s deportation dragnet in action, but the immigration enforcement agency isn't coming clean. more

Feb 17, 2017 11:00 AM Dispatches

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Lightyear Entertainment

Celebrating its silver anniversary with a wealth of silver screen productions from around the world. Lots of good ones here for your movie list. more

Feb 16, 2017 3:43 PM Dispatches

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By 田中良三, Public Domain

President Trump’s Soviet connections run deep and to some surprising places. As Dan Rather commented, if a scriptwriter had approached Hollywood with this story, she would have been told it was way too far-fetched. Check out this timeline. more

Feb 16, 2017 10:33 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Gage Skidmore

The exit of the saber-rattling national security advisor comes not a moment too soon. Even in an administration known to conjure fake massacres, Flynn stood out. He was a geopolitical accident waiting to happen. more

Feb 14, 2017 3:31 PM Dispatches

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Joe Brusky

Last week’s dragnet swept up over 680 undocumented immigrants, including mothers, long-time residents, and people with no criminal history. In response, a diverse group of immigrants is organizing to protest, create sanctuaries, and get educated. more

Feb 14, 2017 11:26 AM Dispatches

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© Rick Reinhard

As the Army Corp green lights the project, tribal leaders ask water protectors to rise up at home. more

Feb 9, 2017 6:15 PM Dispatches

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Edward Kimmel

Progressives take the fight to the right: Elizabeth Warren is off the Senate floor but all over social media, Bernie Sanders takes on Ted Cruz over healthcare, and Mark Pocan leads the Congressional Progressive Caucus. more

Feb 9, 2017 4:24 PM Dispatches

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Scott Pruitt caricature by DonkeyHotey

A new lawsuit claims that Trump’s nominee to head the EPA dragged his feet for over two years to avoid providing documents requested as part of a query into ties with the fossil fuel industry. more

Feb 8, 2017 10:22 AM Dispatches

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AP Photo/Fernando Vergara

A fighter for peace and justice. more

Feb 7, 2017 2:23 PM Dispatches

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Though he was far from the game, the President’s influence was palpable in many different ways. more

Feb 6, 2017 10:04 AM Dispatches

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U.S.D.A.

This move makes it much more difficult for the public to learn about the often horrific mistreatment of animals, whether by publicly funded researchers or by private business operators. more

Feb 5, 2017 4:34 PM Dispatches 3 Comments

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Gage Skidmore

Looking back at the material Miller was posting in 2007 and 2008 is a gut punch. more

Feb 2, 2017 10:04 AM Dispatches

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Elvert Barnes

The contrast between his coddling of corporations and his rebuff to women’s basic rights reveals a big-business bias crushing for actual human beings. more

Feb 1, 2017 1:10 PM Dispatches

Some people have to make a spectacle to assert power. But some people just have to sign a petition—or a campaign donation check. more

Feb 1, 2017 10:59 AM Dispatches

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Wonderlane

Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies will harm legal migrants and make the U.S. less safe. We know this from mistakes we’ve already made. more

Feb 1, 2017 9:12 AM Dispatches

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