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The Return of American Race Laws

The campaign to deport millions is a first step toward the clash of civilizations that the white supremacists in the White House believe is inevitable at home and abroad.
 

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The Other 43 Percent

Hollywood’s gender gap is most apparent with regard to female filmmakers, but their prospects weren’t always as bad as they are today. (Part 1 of our five-part series.)
 

How David Horowitz and Fellow Conservative Intellectuals Were Conned by Trump

Author Sol Stern analyzes how Horowitz (pictured)—his friend and a former New Left radical—succumbed to the president's “totalitarian temptation.”
 
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In an interview by Truthdig’s Robert Scheer, the Middle East scholar also says that Islamic terrorism is overreported in the U.S. and criticizes the linking of violence and religion.

Emily Robinson and Alejandro Barajas, both of the Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic, met with Truthdig on Thursday to discuss plans to fight the president’s new policies.

 
 
 
 
That Final Twist Was More Surprising Than the Politics at the 2017 Oscars

Contemporary actors, including a few at Sunday’s Academy Awards, might catch heat for mixing politics with gold statuettes, but politics are in Oscar’s DNA.

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#NoDAPL Live Blog: Standing Rock Activists Take Their Cause to Hollywood

Hollywood was at the center of global attention this weekend—a detail that wasn’t lost on Standing Rock “water protectors” and supporters of the #NoDAPL cause.

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White House Power Player Jared Kushner Is Keeping Parts of His Real Estate Empire

Given his vast portfolio, it’s not clear how the Trump son-in-law and presidential adviser is going to avoid issues that could affect his bank account.

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Religious Leaders in Southern California Creating Network to Help the Undocumented

A group called the Rapid Response Team is preparing private homes to provide refuge to thousands as Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown broadens.

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Solar Jobs Double Coal’s Job Total, a Survey by the Nonprofit Solar Foundation Finds

Despite President Trump’s actions, the case for reviving coal continues to weaken as economic and environmental realities combine to bolster renewables.

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Big Pharma Enlists Leading Professors to Justify $1,000-a-Day Drugs

As it readies for battle with President Trump over drug prices, the pharmaceutical industry is deploying economists and health care experts from top universities.

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How to Be Both a Political Activist and a Consumer Activist (Video)

Let’s make it unprofitable to work with Donald Trump.

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Spurned Reporters Should Dump Trump Briefings and Turn to Investigative Journalism

The president’s petty attacks on the media are deeply worrisome to Americans sensitive to the danger of a spiral into authoritarian rule.

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Watch: Democratic National Committee Chooses Tom Perez as New Chair

In his first move, the former labor secretary named rival Keith Ellison as his deputy.

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Truthdigger of the Week: José Santos Sevilla, Slain Champion of Indigenous Hondurans

Tolupans have been struggling to save ancestral lands from miners and loggers since a U.S.-supported junta took control of the country.

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Why Did Establishment Democrats Nominate Tom Perez for Party Chair?

According to journalist Glenn Greenwald, the move satisfies Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban (pictured) and other party benefactors.

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Proposed Laws Crack Down on Protest

Draconian bills are advancing at the state level under cover of Donald Trump’s “law and order” platform.

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Donald Trump’s Top Five Hypocrisies of the Week

Here are a few of the president’s most striking contradictions.

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Conservative Pundit David Brooks Wants to Make America Great Again

Despite his aura of ideological balance, the columnist fails to acknowledge that Donald Trump’s election was a consequence of policies Brooks enthusiastically promoted.

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