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Coming to get you, your job, and your women! (Blue tape included.) Read more

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Midwestern farmers suffering from a long-term economic squeeze see the President as the “better evil.” Read more

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A president who won office on an anti-corruption platform, is moving to end a United Nations agreement that supports investigations into corruption. The Guatemalan president has sought, and found, support within the U.S. Republican Party. Read more

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Eminent domain is supposed to support projects for the public good. In Wisconsin, it’s been harnessed instead for private gain. Read more

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He refused to choose between economic equality and an end to racially-based discrimination. Read more

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What would Martin Luther King Jr. think of Donald Trump’s border wall? King’s visit to the Berlin Wall in 1964 makes it clear. Read more

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Only one place uses these devices, and it uses them to control the behavior of people with autism and other disabilities. Read more

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Trump has proved a master at conflating illegal immigration (which is way down) with asylum claims made by families escaping violence in Central America. Read more

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He offered food, water, and clothing to migrants on a deadly stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border. Now he’s facing twenty years in prison. Humanitarian groups fear the situation will only get worse. Read more

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One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial. Read more

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The shutdown has turned the Bureau of Indian Affairs into a virtual ghost town. Read more

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Fibonacci Blue

Trump’s political survival in the short term and in 2020 is dependent in keeping his base foaming at the mouth. Read more

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“On the Basis of Sex,” a flashy biopic, contributes to the pop-deification of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more

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We don’t mince words or suppress facts, when public utterance demands plain talk! Read more

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Nile Ostenso

“We’ve gotten away from who we are and the values that make Wisconsin great. Not Democratic or Republican values, but Wisconsin values: Kindness and respect, empathy and compassion and integrity and civility.” Read more

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How voters outside the halls of power are circumventing their local political establishments and pushing through new legislation that will directly improve their lives. Read more

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Collect the whole set! Read more

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Dorothea Lange

Forty-five states have regressive tax codes. State and local policies could change that. Read more

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Tim Pierce

Here’s a prediction: Political leaders who believe people are entitled to health care, food, and housing will see their stock rise in the coming year. Read more

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The massacre serves as far more than a historical footnote for Indians. Read more

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