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Top Trump Official John Kelly Ordered ICE to Portray Immigrants as Criminals to Justify Raids
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Earlier this month, The Intercept published a cache of internal emails exchanged between Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials in Texas in February, while the first mass raids of the Trump administration were underway. The redacted emails, obtaine ...[Read more]
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Koch Brothers’€™ Internal Strategy Memo on Selling Tax Cuts: Ignore The Deficit
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The Intercept obtained a messaging memo from the Koch brothers’ network on how to sell tax reform legislation. The memo went out to members of the network of likeminded Republican donors, which includes dozens of wealthy investors and business executive ...[Read more]
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Kansas Is Punishing a Teacher for Following Her Church’s Guidance to Boycott Israel
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ESTHER KOONTZ IS a long-time math teacher and curriculum coach at Horace Mann Dual Language Magnet School in Wichita, Kansas. She’s also a member of the Mennonite Church USA, which in July voted to divest itself from American companies that profit off o ...[Read more]
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When Community College Is Free
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Does free community college work? An experiment in Chicago suggests that the answer is yes. Two years ago, under a program called the Star Scholarship, Chicago began to offer free community college to all public high school graduates who earned a B averag ...[Read more]
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Russian MoD Delegation Traveling to UN Headquarters Denied US Entry Visas
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Members of a delegation from the Russian Defense Ministry were not issued visas to enter the US to take part in a joint Russian-Chinese military conference at UN headquarters in New York, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Alexander Yemelyanov says. ...[Read more]
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Sanders: To Lift Outrageous Burden of Student Debt, Implement Tuition-Free College for All
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In order to lift the burden of debt on millions of students and unleash the potential of current and futute generations, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) declared on Tuesday night that the time is now "to make public colleges and universities tuition free" in ...[Read more]
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Labour pull five points clear of the Tories, as voters prefer Corbyn to May
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Theresa May’s crisis has deepened today with a new poll showing Labour surging ahead of the Conservatives, while the public now also has a clear preference for Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. The exclusive survey for The Independent by BMG Research no ...[Read more]
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The Sanitizing of Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks
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An important and groundbreaking new book coming out in January digs deep into this manufactured mythology surrounding King, Parks, and other figures and movements. It is called “A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights ...[Read more]
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Chilling legal memo from Obama DOJ justifies assassination of US citizens
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The most extremist power any political leader can assert is the power to target his own citizens for execution without any charges or due process, far from any battlefield. The Obama administration has not only asserted exactly that power in theory, but h ...[Read more]
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The CIA: 70 Years of Organized Crime
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Everything the CIA does is deniable. It'€™s part of its Congressional mandate. Congress doesn'€™t want to be held accountable for the criminal things the CIA does. The only time something the CIA does become public knowledge 'other than the rare accid ...[Read more]
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Verrit, the pro-Clinton ‘media platform’ that’s looking worse and worse
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The site didn’t make much sense in the first place. Hillary Clinton crusader Peter Daou advertised Verrit, which the former Democratic nominee endorsed Sunday night, as a “media platform” designed for the 65.8 million Americans who voted for Clinton ...[Read more]
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