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Dangerous transmissions: anti-vax radio shows reach millions in US while stars die of Covid
Media watchdogs suggest that some basic level of responsibility to the public should be required to keep a broadcast license ...[Read more]
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Justice Department Fights Back Against Texas Anti-Abortion Law
Vigilantes urged to sue abortion providers are really state actors engaged in unconstitutional conduct, the DOJ says. ...[Read more]
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Trump quietly unleashes his mob
Gesturing at some of his supporters already gathered and shouting outside the White House, Trump asked, "Well, what if these people say you do? When Pence demurred again, Trump mused, "wouldn't it almost be cool to have that power?" As Rauchway points out ...[Read more]
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Here’s why the media is ignoring the violent Republican crime wave that no one is talking about
A teacher in California was attacked by a parent over masks. The same thing is playing out in schools across the country. A man was stabbed and a reporter assaulted in Los Angeles during a vaccine protest. An Iowa man was sentenced to a decade in prison o ...[Read more]
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How America’s authoritarians exploited liberalism’s primary weakness
We must say they can shut the fuck up. Why? When we didn't, this authoritarian collective, which has always been with us and always will be with us, exploited liberalism's primary weakness: tolerating intolerance. ...[Read more]
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‘They’re gonna kill me’: MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell launches into a paranoid rant about the government
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell defended his appallingly bad and debunked three-hour election conspiracy theory "documentary" called "Absolute Truth," by saying he was so scared for his life during the Trump presidency that he prayed the federal government did ...[Read more]
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20 Years After 9/11, Republicans Are the Greatest Threat to the United States
Twenty years later, and all I can say is, “I had no idea it would be like this.” By “this,” I mean members of the very same Republican Party that pounced on 9/11 to wrap itself in the flag while attacking the Taliban and then Iraq has transmogrifi ...[Read more]
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Christian nationalists in support of California recall are advocating for for a far-right candidate
Christian nationalists in California are making an aggressive push to have embattled Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) recalled. The candidate they are advocating for heavily aligns with their own political agenda. According to a new report published by Right Wing Wa ...[Read more]
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Trump understood the undercurrent of racist violence that was electrified when he ‘took off the gloves’
Trump instinctively understood the undercurrent of racist violence that was electrified when he "took off the gloves" and he used it to great effect, spending hours on the campaign trail repeating lurid details of alleged deviant criminality by immigrants ...[Read more]
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Far-right terror poses bigger threat to US than Islamist extremism post-9/11
In the 20 years since 9/11, far-right extremists killed more people in the US than did American-based Islamist fundamentalists – but that’s often hard to discern from the way the federal government has treated domestic terrorism. Earlier this year an ...[Read more]
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Trumpists live in an alternate reality but they believe in it, and that’s terrifying
I had not seen my mother for two years, for reasons we all understand too well. Several weeks ago, I was finally able to journey home.It was wonderful to see my mother again. Blessed are those who can experience unconditional love, even if for only a few ...[Read more]
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