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Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates to Justice Department: Don’t Defend Trump’s Refugee Ban

Acting Attorney General Sally Q. Yates to Justice Department: Don’t Defend Trump’s Refugee Ban

The acting US attorney general, who was appointed by former president Barack Obama, ordered the Justice Department on Monday not to defend..

January 30, 2017 with 2 Comments
San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

San Francisco: Hundreds Protest Trump’s Executive Orders on Keystone XL, Dakota Access Pipelines

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders reviving the highly controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines,..

January 27, 2017 with 0 Comments
Entire State Department Senior Management Team Resigns En Masse

Entire State Department Senior Management Team Resigns En Masse

The entire senior management team at the U.S. State Department took the unprecedented step of resigning en masse on Wednesday, fueling..

January 26, 2017 with 0 Comments
Trump Signs Executive Order Withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump Signs Executive Order Withdrawing US from Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the highly controversial..

January 25, 2017 with 0 Comments
Women’s March Against Trump May Have Been Largest 1-Day Protest in US History

Women’s March Against Trump May Have Been Largest 1-Day Protest in US History

The Women’s March protests for equality and against President Donald Trump, which drew millions of people on every continent..

January 23, 2017 with 0 Comments
Obama Commutes Sentence of Puerto Rican Activist and Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

Obama Commutes Sentence of Puerto Rican Activist and Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera

Amid a final flurry of reprieves before leaving office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of Puerto Rican..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
Obama Commutes Most of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

Obama Commutes Most of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

In one of the final moves of his presidency, Barack Obama on Tuesday largely commuted the remaining prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the..

January 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
DxE Open Rescue: Working Toward ‘Total Animal Liberation’

DxE Open Rescue: Working Toward ‘Total Animal Liberation’

It was a busy year at Direct Action Everywhere (DxE), the Berkeley-based animal rights group working to save animals from suffering and..

December 31, 2016 with 0 Comments
Harry Reid Blasts Trump for Fueling Flames of Hatred, Promoting White Nationalist Bannon to White House

Harry Reid Blasts Trump for Fueling Flames of Hatred, Promoting White Nationalist Bannon to White House

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) took to the Senate floor on Tuesday to blast Donald Trump for some of his more controversial..

November 15, 2016 with 0 Comments
Serena Williams Speaks Out on Police Shootings: ‘I Won’t Be Silent’

Serena Williams Speaks Out on Police Shootings: ‘I Won’t Be Silent’

Tennis superstar Serena Williams joined the growing chorus of prominent black voices speaking out against police violence against..

September 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
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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