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Whatever role Russia, the actual country, played in Trump’s election, “Russia" is now the battlefield in which our conspiracy theories play out. Read more

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At the Native Nations Rise rally at the White House on March 10, protesters gathered to make the administration aware that the actions taken at Standing Rock are indicative of systemic problems and to call for reform. An upshot of the defea... Read more

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made a career of stoking fear, and his policies amount to a war on black and brown people. “Inner city crime," “terrorism," “drugs" and “immigration" are all code words that allow him to attack... Read more

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If Donald Trump wanted to understand how it feels to be denied access to basic services, he could talk to Gavin Grimm, a trans high school student whose lawsuit against his Virginia school district—for forcing him to use a refashioned janit... Read more

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Last month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo supporting the federal government's continuing use of private prisons, rescinding an Obama administration directive last year that aimed to reduce and eventually phase out federal rel... Read more

Democracy in Crisis