Category Archives: Civil Liberties

As neo-Nazis come to Trump’s defense, the United States House of Representatives condemns his blatant racism in a 240 to 187 vote

Today, while Kellyanne Conway demanded to know the ethnicity of a reporter questioning her outside the White House and Mitch McConnell dodged questions about how he’d take it of someone told his Asian wife “go back” to Taiwan, the Democratic-led House of Representatives passed Resolution 489 condemning our racist President for telling four freshman Congresswomen […]

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The rich and powerful Jeffrey Epstein is finally being brought to justice for the sex trafficking of minors. Will there be others?

Early yesterday evening, FBI agents took billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein into custody at his Manhattan townhouse. According to reports in the press, Epstein, who is an admitted sex offender, will be arraigned in federal court tomorrow on sex trafficking charges. This marks a dramatic reversal for the powerful and influential Epstein, who had no doubt […]

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Is Putin right when he says that “Western-style liberalism” is “obsolete”?

It’s difficult to look beyond Trump, as he demands so much of our attention, and rightfully so, but the issue we’re facing right now is far bigger than him. We live in a time of great uncertainty and fear, and people, not just in America, but across the globe, are beginning to gravitate toward authoritarianism. […]

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On a campaign stop in Michigan today, Elizabeth Warren calls for a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering, get corporate money out of politics, and protect voting rights

We know for a certainty that the tide is turning against the Republican Party demographically speaking. And, as a result, we know that the Republican Party, in an effort to retain power, has been devoting more time, effort and resources to gerrymandering, voter suppression and other activities intended to prevent non-Republicans from voting, like continuing […]

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Alabama shows us the Republican endgame for women’s health policy

Republicans, in an attempt to see Roe v. Wade rolled back, have been aggressively working within state legislatures to pass restrictive anti-abortion laws that they know will be challenged in the courts, with the hope being that one of these cases might make its way all the way up to the Supreme Court, where the […]

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