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Trump's Great Gatsby government will be a gift to the rich | Nomi Prins Donald Trump is selecting a gilded elite to fill key cabinet positions. They have signaled loud and clear that they will serve their interests aloneDonald Trumps administration will be the most affluent ever. Estimates are imprecise because we dont even k
The Guardian | 20 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
I'm on the 'professor watchlist.' It's a ploy to undermine free speech | Anthea Butler The right-wing roundup isnt protecting conservatism its making an Orwellian environment at universities where all ideas should be welcomeThe release of the professor watchlist, purporting to expose professors who discriminate against conservative students
The Guardian | 20 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why is the Obama administration opposing rights for immigrant detainees? | Daniel Denvir Non-citizens are often locked up as they fight deportation proceedings, even if theyre in the country legally or dont pose a flight riskImmigrants detained for months and even years by the federal government should have no right to a bond hearing to deter
The Guardian | 22 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Facing my fear: to save my autistic son's future, I had to let him go | Elayne Robertson Demby Its always hard for parents when their children leave home. But usually they can fend for themselves when they doWatching the child you once cradled in your arms walk out the door and into their own life always fills a parent with a sense of terror and lo
The Guardian | Dec 2, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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New York pols don't know what civil disobedience really is As part of a National Day of Disruption Tuesday morning, Service Employees International Union 32BJ sat down in the middle of Broadway in support of a $15 minimum wage. Joining the other protesters in blocking traffic, four local elected officials three c
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 02:53 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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De Blasio's change of heart on riding in police choppers Mayor de Blasio has apparently had a flying change of heart. He once said he preferred not to travel via police helicopter because its just not my thing. I prefer to be on the ground. But hes now logged 10 NYPD chopper trips in just the last three months.
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 02:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gays, bias and phony science The headlines were unsparing and unambiguous. Anti-gay Stigma Shortens Lives, wrote US News & World Report. Anti-Gay Communities Linked to Shorter Lives, said Reuters. LGB Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Early, according to Science Dail
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 02:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Behind Cuomo's highway-sign debacle Call it a Gov. Cuomo classic: Order 500 signs to plug New York on state highways never mind if theyre made outside New York. Or if posting them is even legal. As The Post reported Wednesday, Cuomos top brass were so set on getting 514 promotional signs re
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 01:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How to tell if Trump is really 'draining the swamp' It wasnt quite build the wall or lock her up, but drain the swamp was a signature Donald Trump slogan. It evoked visions of pinstripe-suit-wearing influence-peddlers getting pulled from their Georgetown cocktail parties en masse and tossed into the Potoma
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 01:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chuck Schumer breaks with the Anti-Defamation League Normally, you wont find an inch of room between Sen. Chuck Schumer and the Anti-Defamation League. Yet now even the left-leaning ADL has come out against making Rep. Keith Ellison the next head of the Democratic Party while Schumer is sticking by him. The
New York Post | Dec 2, 2016 01:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend