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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”
Historian: Republican Push to Replace Obamacare Reflects Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
Amy Goodman: Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America | Bioneers 2017
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Amy Goodman: Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America | Bioneers 2017

KENNY: When Jon Stewart launched The Daily Show as a satirical fake news program, and Stephen Colbert introduced truthiness into the lexicon, little did they know they were foreshadowing the coming Fakenstein monster. [LAUGHTER] Soon Kelly Ann Conway’s alternative facts

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Kali Akuno on the Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination
“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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Voters Reject Republican Candidates as New “Autopsy” Report Finds the Democratic Party in Crisis