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Bernie Sanders to announce plan to guarantee every American a job
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) will announce a plan for the federal government to guarantee a job paying $15 an hour and health-care benefits to every American worker “who wants or needs one,” embracing the kind of large-scale government works project th ...[Read more]
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What Really Happened When Bernie Sanders Went to Mississippi
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If Beale Street could talk, it would tell a very different story about Bernie Sanders than the now-familiar critique that he is insufficiently sensitive to racial issues. As I walked with Sanders down Memphis’s famous thoroughfare, his popularity, inclu ...[Read more]
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This 15-year-old Florida shooting survivor was shot 5 times while saving 20 of his classmates — and now his family is trying to raise $1 million for his hospital bills
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Anthony Borges saved 20 other students during the Parkland shooting, and was shot five times but survived. Now people are raising funds for his hospital bills. ...[Read more]
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Homeland Security wants to track journalists & analyze media “sentiment”
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The US Department of Homeland Security is looking to build a media monitoring database. When some reporters objected, a DHS spokesman dismissed their concerns as fodder for “black helicopter conspiracy theorists.” Service providers who want to bid for ...[Read more]
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DHS may have found unauthorized Mass Phone Listening Devices in Washington DC
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The Associated Press reports today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has confirmed that it found what appear to be unauthorized cell-site simulators, also known as Stingrays, in Washington DC last year. The agency told Senator Ron Wyden in a ...[Read more]
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US visa applications may soon require five years of social media info
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The State Department wants to require all US visa applicants, both immigrant and non, disclose their social media handles to the US government, CNN reports. In documents that the department will file to the Federal Register tomorrow, it proposes that near ...[Read more]
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‘He was a quiet and normal kid’: The infantilization of young, white, male domestic terrorists
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Over the past three weeks, Austin, Texas, has been rocked by a series of mysterious package bombs that killed two people and injured five more. We know now that the police suspect that the bomber was Mark Anthony Conditt, a 23-year-old Austin Community Co ...[Read more]
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US-Made Missile Defenses Spectacularly Failed in Saudi Arabia
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At least five American-made Patriot missiles apparently missed, malfunctioned, or otherwise failed when Saudi forces tried to intercept a barrage of rockets targeting Riyadh on March 25. That's bad news for the US military and its closest allies, who a ...[Read more]
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‘Affluenza’ teen, who blamed four killings on his wealth, to be freed
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Ethan Couch, the rich teen who killed four people when he drunkenly ploughed into them, only it to be blamed on “affluenza” - a imaginary illness that makes wealthy people unable to tell right from wrong - is to be released.... ...[Read more]
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20,000 Republicans just voted for an actual Nazi
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The former head of the American Nazi Party ran for the Republican nomination of Congress in Illinois’ 3rd Congressional District. No Republican stepped up to oppose him. On Tuesday, despite his vocal Holocaust denial, his anti-Semitic rhetoric, and his ...[Read more]
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How The New York Times Is Making War With Iran More Likely
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Which country America will fight in its next ill-advised war. Iran? Or, assuming President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un don’t hit it off at their summit, North Korea? Maybe even Venezuela or Russia? It’s easier to say what one of the major causes of t ...[Read more]
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