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50 Years Later, MLK’s “A Time To Break Silence” Speech Is as Relevant as Ever

50 Years Later, MLK’s “A Time To Break Silence” Speech Is as Relevant as Ever

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his most important speech that wasn’t about civil rights, an address that has been..

April 4, 2017 with 0 Comments
House Passes, Trump to Sign, Bill Rolling Back Obama-Era Internet Privacy Protection

House Passes, Trump to Sign, Bill Rolling Back Obama-Era Internet Privacy Protection

The House of Representatives approved — and President Donald Trump signaled he will sign — a bill repealing Obama-era Internet..

March 28, 2017 with 0 Comments
Humiliating Defeat for Trump, Ryan as Republican Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Dies

Humiliating Defeat for Trump, Ryan as Republican Bill to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Dies

The repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, arguably President Donald Trump’s most popular promise to his supporters, was..

March 24, 2017 with 0 Comments
Canada Sex Toy Company to Pay $3.75M to Settle ‘Spying Vibrator’ Lawsuit

Canada Sex Toy Company to Pay $3.75M to Settle ‘Spying Vibrator’ Lawsuit

Two women who filed a lawsuit against a Canadian sex toy company alleging its popular Internet-connected vibrator was spying on them have..

March 14, 2017 with 0 Comments
‘Insurance for Everybody’: Trump’s Biggest, Deadliest Lie Yet

‘Insurance for Everybody’: Trump’s Biggest, Deadliest Lie Yet

In a presidency largely defined by lies, one pants-on-fire whopper now stands out as Donald Trump’s biggest — and deadliest..

March 13, 2017 with 0 Comments
Iceland to Become First Nation to Mandate Equal Pay for Women

Iceland to Become First Nation to Mandate Equal Pay for Women

Iceland will become the first nation in the world to mandate that employers prove they offer equal pay for equal work, regardless of..

March 9, 2017 with 0 Comments
Thousands of Immigrants Detained in Private GEO Group Prison Invoke Anti-Slavery Law in Class-Action Forced Labor Suit

Thousands of Immigrants Detained in Private GEO Group Prison Invoke Anti-Slavery Law in Class-Action Forced Labor Suit

A landmark class action lawsuit filed on behalf of tens of thousands of immigrant detainees accuses a private, for-profit prison company of..

March 6, 2017 with 0 Comments
Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Shell Warned of Catastrophic Man-Made Climate Change in 1991 Film

Multinational fossil fuel giant Shell warned about the dangers of man-made climate change in a 1991 company film that concluded “the..

March 1, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump: ‘Nobody Knew Healthcare Could Be So Complicated’

Trump: ‘Nobody Knew Healthcare Could Be So Complicated’

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed bewilderment that managing the health care system of the world’s third-most populous..

February 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

US Financing Supplier of Africa Mines Accused of Slave Labor

The US government’s export credit agency has provided hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-backed financing over the past..

February 27, 2017 with 1 Comment
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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