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Julián Castro says Trump must be impeached: “Even Richard Nixon was not this brazen”
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Julián Castro says Trump must be impeached: “Even Richard Nixon was not this brazen”

Let me ask you about The New York Times report recently reporting President Trump privately pushed for shooting migrants and for creating a, quote, “water-filled trench, stocked with snakes or alligators,” along the U.S.-Mexico border; the Times also detailing how

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Laverne Cox says trans folks are “coming out of the shadows” and won’t be sent back
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Laverne Cox says trans folks are “coming out of the shadows” and won’t be sent back

I want to ask about the violence against trans women. Last month, Ja’leyah-Jamar, an African-American trans woman, was murdered in Kansas City, Kansas. She’s at least the 19th transgender person to be murdered in the U.S. this year. Thirteen died

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Charles Ferguson on Nixon: “He didn’t have to do any of this stuff”
“My favorite dictator”: Trump’s nickname for Egyptian President Sisi reflects longtime U.S. policy
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“My favorite dictator”: Trump’s nickname for Egyptian President Sisi reflects longtime U.S. policy

Well, the “favorite dictator” comment was reported by The Washington Post in a meeting at the G7, where Trump was waiting to meet Sisi, and he reportedly said, “Where’s my favorite dictator?” And I think, as was reported, his aides,

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“Something is really broken”: Why GM auto workers are striking
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“Something is really broken”: Why GM auto workers are striking

Back in 2009 during the bankruptcy, GM told the United Auto Workers, “We’re definitely going to close these plants, and these other plants, we’ll agree to open, but only if we get a two-tier wage system.” So, the top tier

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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Mitch McConnell’s reparations denial and selective memory of American history
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Ta-Nehisi Coates on Mitch McConnell’s reparations denial and selective memory of American history

Anytime someone makes an anti-reparations argument, almost 95% of the time what undergirds that is the idea that one can have an à la carte approach to history. So, Mitch McConnell would never say, you know, “George Washington died a

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Cenk on Democracy Now! MSNBC ‘Act Like An Insider’
Siddhartha Deb: With Kashmir crisis, India reveals its democracy is a “sham”
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Siddhartha Deb: With Kashmir crisis, India reveals its democracy is a “sham”

We’re talking about two nuclear rivals, India and Pakistan, and the disputed region of Kashmir. If you can explain to this global audience how high the stakes are now, why the Indian Prime Minister Modi has done this, and do

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Russia Arrests Nearly 1,400 at Opposition Protest as Leading Activist Is Possibly Poisoned in Jail
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Russia Arrests Nearly 1,400 at Opposition Protest as Leading Activist Is Possibly Poisoned in Jail

Geron democracy now I'm Amy Goodman we turn now to Russia where police and Moscow used violent force to stop an opposition protest Saturday nearly 1,400 people were rounded up in what's been described as the largest mass arrest in

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