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Heart-rending pictures of a toddler’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach sparked horror as the cost of Europe’s burgeoning refugee crisis hit home. The images of a tiny child lying face down in the surf at one of Turkey’s main tourist resorts has once more put a human face on the dangers faced […]

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All I can say is it’s about time someone finally gave this hypocritical wingnut grifter the treatment she deserves on national television. I can’t tell you how many shows I sat through or heard a portion of before The Last Word aired on MSNBC this Tuesday evening, where they “reported” on this clerk from Kentucky, […]

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When it came right down to it, David Dayen writes, Hillary Clinton picked the Warren side: Many attribute the light-touch punishment of Wall Street executives who presided over the financial crisis — a group that includes Rubin himself — to the dominance of the Rubin wing. Since coming to the Senate, Warren’s primary preoccupation has not […]

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Wendell Pierce is one of my favorite actors, and this is a powerful story about him and the white conservative he hired to write his family history. Read it all: Driving home over the western edge of Lake Pontchartrain, I phoned my wife to tell her how it went. “It was just two middle-aged Louisiana […]

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A tweet is no longer forever — at least, if you’re a politician! Herrman was reacting to an announcement from Twitter that it was facilitating the search of its entire archive of tweets, something it pitched as being critical for allowing “brands to most effectively analyze Twitter data.” Toxic tweets will be easier to find. That […]

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In Ferguson, before 2015. Good, since they were treating residents like cash cows: The municipal court judge in Ferguson, Missouri, on Monday announced sweeping changes to the city’s court system, including an order to withdraw all arrest warrants issued in that city before December 31, 2014. Municipal Court Judge Donald McCullin, who was appointed in […]

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And Kate Harding tells Rolling Stone how she wants to fix it: What did you make of the story that resurfaced recently in the Daily Beast about Ivanka Trump saying Donald Trump had “violated” her, and then later walking it back to say it wasn’t rape in the “criminal sense.” What does that tell you […]

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Root Beer Blues, 2005. Photo by Dr. A The 10th anniversary of Katrina and the subsequent flood circle the city like a flock of turkey buzzards in search of carrion. I, for one, plan to hide under the bed on that day. There are too many people with too many agendas who have seized that […]

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Even without “Norma Rae,” it looks like the next generation is wising up! Good news: Six out of every 10 Americans now supports labor unions – a phenomenal five-point jump over the previous year. That’s the latest from a Gallup poll released this week showing that during the past year, Americans’ approval of unions skyrocketed […]

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An investigation by Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies into a multi-vehicle accident involving Caitlyn Jenner found that she was driving unsafely and, according to LA County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Nicole Nashida, at a speed “unsafe for the prevailing road conditions.” Jenner could face a vehicular manslaughter charge, which carries a maximum sentence of one year in jail. According to car […]

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