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What do you do when the entire country needs a permanent, daily education on racism? more

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Gerry Simpson

The government is telling asylum seekers, “Go back and die in Nigeria.” The U.S. needs to pressure Cameroon to stop mass deportation. more


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The nursing home industry, with Trump’s support, are threatening a critical piece of private enforcement that protects vulnerable people who live in institutions, and improves the quality of care they receive. more




A longtime opponent of legal marijuana, Attorney General Sessions may be planning a federal crackdown on the cannabis industry. That’s bad news for medical marijuana users like me, and also for the country. more

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Now along comes Pruitt, proclaiming that Superfund is his priority. As the “mother of Superfund,” as I am sometimes called, I should be thrilled. Instead, I’m terrified. more


It took black women nineteen months to earn the same amount that white men did in twelve. more


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When men like Donald Trump and O.J. Simpson deny that anyone was hurt by their actions, they perpetuate an abusive culture in which violence in the home is no one else's business. more


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Despite a June 19 court decision protecting the Redskins name and logo as an expression of free speech, the team's days touting a racial slur as a name may be numbered. more



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When more than half of hate crimes in the U.S. go unreported, it's time we realize that our communities are under attack, too. more


For those on Medicaid, the thought of going back to the days of having no health insurance is unimaginable. But that's what TrumpCare has in store for more than 22 million Americans. more


Negative stereotypes about middle-eastern looking Americans are toxic to all involved - especially to those victims of hateful, prejudiced acts. More time face-to-face with different communities can smash these stereotypes. more


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Flag Day has become a tool to galvanize a jingoistic patriotism. For this one, let's remember that flag-waving is an empty gesture if it's not part of active pursuit of inclusive, democratic ideals. more


It's practically impossible to avoid using it but its impacts on human rights and endangered species are enormous. We need to hold responsible the corporations with palm oil—and blood—on their hands. more


On June 3rd, in more than 100 cities nationwide, March for Truth rallies brought people together to stand up for democratic institutions and the press. Ordinary people are demanding truth and transparency. Battles for these values can be won. more


In the wake of the 2016 election, civil rights lawyers can still lay claim to the hard-fought victories of their predecessors. more



Lukas Keapproth

That a “reality” is shared does not make it real. Separating fact from fiction can actually be done. more


I protest police brutality, not the existence of police. My goal is to show solidarity with those whom I cannot comfort, and anger at the senseless loss of life. As as a crime victim in the past, I know that police can be necessary. In Dall... more


A declaration of domination. more

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There may even be a case for reparations. more

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