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Obama Foundation’s fellows include South African activist and Afghan refugee

Former US president has said he wants to create ‘a million young Barack Obama or Michelle Obamas’ Koketso Moeti, a civic activist in South Africa, had kept on putting off her bid for a fellowship at Barack Obama’s foundation. On the last day before the applications deadline, she decided to go for it. “That’s when …

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Gun Violence Debate Needs to Include Police Militarization and Drug Prohibition Violence

We won't stop the killings until we address all of the causes. On March 14th thousands of students walked out of school to protest gun violence, demanding legislators enact more stringent gun control in the U.S.  Later that night, black Brazilian city council member and vocal critic of Brazil’s militarized law enforcement, Marielle Franco, was assassinated. …

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Trump campaign is fundraising off a demand to include citizenship question on the 2020 census

One of the only fortunate things about Team Trump is that they are, thank goodness, reliably dumb. The Trump administration has been unsubtle in pushing for a new question to be added to the 2020 census asking each person whether they are a citizen; this question is not currently asked because it has been widely …

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Thanks but no tanks: Trump’s military parade will not include heavy vehicles

Pentagon outlines 11 November parade demanded by president Memo does not include cost; White House estimated $ 10m-$ 30m Donald Trump looks set to get the military parade he wants in Washington, on Veterans Day in November. Related: ‘Hollowed out’ White House: Trump is on a dangerous path toward no advisers Continue reading… US politics …

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Health Experts Call for Trump Physical to Include Neurological Exam, Citing ‘Reasonable Concerns’

The American people deserve to know if their president is mentally competent. Citing the “reasonable” and “essential” concerns about the president's health, scores of healthcare and mental health professionals are urging the doctor carrying out Donald Trump's medical checkup Friday to also examine his neurological health. The self-described “very stable genius” is set to receive the evaluation …

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The first gun victims of 2018 include wives, brothers and roommates

Welcome to 2018. It’s going to be another year filled with gun violence in the name of “freedom,” a year in which various responsible gun owners decide to murder someone else for what seemed, at the time, to be an absolute necessity. Many of the gun deaths will be the result of family disputes. Ashley Marie …

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Eight downwind northeastern states sue EPA to include nine upwind states under smog-control measure

For a long time, northeast and mid-Atlantic states have complained that pollution from coal-fired power plants and other sources has been carried eastward by the wind from their origins in other states. Consequences? More ground-level ozone that creates or worsens smog in the downwind states. Studies have shown smog to be especially harmful to children, the elderly, …

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