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The hard truth about Trump and change

Dearest NationofChange Reader, The Trump administration is a disaster. Its dangerous policies serve to benefit the super rich at the cost of our environment, health, and safety. But while Trump provides us with a convenient target, he is not the source of our troubles, he is the product of them. Long before Trump, our country …

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Trump dismisses query about Michael Cohen pardon with two words: ‘stupid question’

The blunt answer came after a reporter asked Trump whether he is ‘considering a pardon’ for Cohen, who has come under scrutiny after the FBI raided his New York office, home and hotel Donald Trump has dismissed a query about whether he is considering pardoning his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, as “a stupid question”. Appearing …

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Reporter Suri Crowe told the truth about climate change—so Sinclair Broadcasting got rid of her

Buzzfeed has the story of Sui Crowe, a Virginia reporter who dared to tell the truth about the human cause behind climate change. After her report aired, Crowe was criticized by management and ordered to “balance” her reporting. In one 2015 instance, the former news director of WSET-TV in Lynchburg, Virginia, Len Stevens, criticized reporter …

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What Putin’s Policies Teach Us About Post-Feminist Power

Who really runs the world? The ability to transform yourself – and the cultural expectation that we should – has changed the way we think about authenticity. Today, celebrities are often valued less for their “natural beauty” and more for working on their appearance in transformative ways. Women admire the famous for their ability to …

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If Trump Is Innocent, Why Did He Tweet About Flipping Cohen? Kellyanne Conway Refuses to Say.

Someone is confused. In a combative interview with CNN's Dana Bash, Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to Donald Trump, repeatedly refused to address why the president tweeted that he wasn't worried about his personal lawyer, Micheal Cohen, “flipping on him” if there nothing to tell. Appearing on CNN's State of the Union, Conway was her usual manic …

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The privilege of whining about white male privilege

You’d think we wouldn’t need to say this out loud in 2018, but obviously, we do: White men who are miffed that someone else besides them is in charge need to get over it. Because any slight that any of them has ever felt pales in comparison with what the rest of us have put …

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JFK documents could show the truth about a diplomat’s death 47 years ago

Family of Charles Thomas are pleading with Trump to release papers they say show his 1971 suicide stemmed from officials wanting to shut down effort to reopen JFK investigation Charles Thomas was a rising star at the state department in the early 1960s, a career diplomat who had served across Latin America and Africa. His …

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Rural Trump Voters Have Second Thoughts About Opposing Immigration After Recent ICE Raids Violate Their Christian Beliefs

'You cannot be a true Christian if you ignore your neighbor in need.' Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently conducted a large-scale workplace raid in Bean Station, Tennessee, a rural community that overwhelmingly voted for President Donald Trump in 2016. However, many community members who backed Trump nonetheless found themselves disturbed at the way that …

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What Greek Tragedy Can Teach Us About the Character of James Comey

Tragedy gave audiences the opportunity to look at themselves and come clean about their humanity. Once upon a time, there was a prominent, powerful man in government who cared deeply about integrity and following the rules. He said, “You cannot know a man completely, his character, his principles, sense of judgment, not till he’s shown …

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Trump launches rant on Twitter about a ‘drunk/drugged up loser’ who apparently isn’t Donald Trump

The leader of the free world—otherwise known as the Dotard-in-Chief—has had a busy Saturday morning. Before taking off for Day 149 of golfing while president, Donald Trump apparently read Friday’s New York Times and learned that there’s a lot of speculation about his good friend and lawyer Michael Cohen, who once said he’d “take a bullet” for Trump, …

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