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The White House

A new kind of voter suppression is being perpetrated by the federal government and flying largely under the radar: a multi-faceted effort to prevent legal immigrants from becoming citizens in time to vote. Read more

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Mark Fahey

“Maximum pressure” sanctions have failed to change policies in Pyongyang, and have had grave human costs. Read more

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Justin Hall

For many black people, the most surprising thing about racism is that anyone is surprised it. Read more

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In 2018, fifty publicly traded U.S. corporations paid their CEOs more than 1,000 times what they paid their median workers. Read more

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USDOD

In Donald Trump’s America, it seems that anyone who speaks against the president will be accused of treachery. But these claims echo those made one hundred years ago. Read more

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The White House

At his campaign events, President Donald Trump often reserves time to talk about farmers. Yet, when farmers speak for themselves, the Trump administration doesn’t listen. Read more

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Mike Mozart

The move shifts power away from profit-motivated board members of corporate banks and into the hands of the people. Read more

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Youth activism is clearly on the rise today, particularly in regard to gun control and climate change. Yet the stories about these involvements are hardly ever told by young people. Read more

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The very people who profited from the misery of the housing crash are now setting the rules of the financial system in ways guaranteed to create more victims. Read more

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“I wasn’t hired because I am trans. And in more than half the country—twenty-nine states, in fact —that’s perfectly legal.” Read more

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Maxpixel

The new bill “acknowledges” climate change in the same way that sending a pallet of bottled water to Flint, Michigan “acknowledges” the lead crisis. Read more

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“We're still here.” Read more

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Mohandas Karamchand “Mahatma” Gandhi left a worldwide legacy with his focus on ethics, nonviolence, tolerance and social justice. Trump and Modi would do very well to keep his advice in mind. Read more

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Marshall Billingslea

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering President Trump’s pick to be the nation’s top diplomat on human rights. The problem is that the nominee, Marshall Billingslea, advocated torture. Read more

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US Department of Defense

September 26 is International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Let’s make this the year when we finally resolve to abolish nuclear weapons for good. Read more

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We’ve grown accustomed to Donald Trump’s relentless political attacks. but, in the end, his constitutional attacks on the administrative state could cause the most damage. Read more

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LGBT / black power

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Like all LGBTQ people, I am layered. I cannot be viewed as just black or queer or a mother. Politicians and policy makers must understand all of these complexities. Read more

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Jeff Abbott

The United States, the top historic contributor to carbon emissions, has been treating climate refugees from its own pollution as threats. We can do better. Read more

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Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres / U.S. Navy

Eighteen years later, the death toll is still climbing. Read more

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O'Dea

For many people, marijuana offers a viable alternative to opioid use. Read more

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