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Jan 21

The U.S. Has Treated Poor Countries Like Sh*tholes for Decades

Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse. The United States has never invaded Norway. It has never bombed Oslo. It has never rounded up Norwegians and thrown them in Guantanamo. Perhaps some U.S. diplomats have referred to the country as “shithole” — because the food’s rather bland and …

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Jan 20

Readers’ hopes for 2018: what would you like us to cover this year?

Last week we asked some of our writers to tell us what they hope to cover in 2018. This week we put the question to our supporters We asked the Guardian’s supporters around the world to reflect on what you hope to make space for in 2018: the causes and values that you want to …

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Jan 20

If Democrats think Trump is an authoritarian, why don’t they treat him like one? | Corey Robin

There is a wide gap between words and deeds in American politics – on both sides of the aisle, notes Corey Robin You’d think that Democrats in Congress would jump at the opportunity to impose a constraint on Donald Trump’s presidency – one that liberals and Democrats alike have characterized as authoritarian. Apparently, that’s not …

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Jan 20

A Dating App’s List of ‘Most Eligible Singles’ in America Looks Like a List of White People

Click here for reuse options! This doesn't look like the America we know. For the past few years, Business Insider has partnered with popular dating app Hinge to publish a list of the “Most Eligible Singles” in major American cities. Sounds fun, right? But take a good hard look at this year’s list. You’ll notice …

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Jan 17

The US has treated poor countries like ‘shitholes’ for decades

The United States has never invaded Norway. It has never bombed Oslo. It has never rounded up Norwegians and thrown them in Guantanamo. Perhaps some U.S. diplomats have referred to the country as “shithole” — because the food’s rather bland and the nightlife rather staid — but the important thing is that the United States …

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Jan 17

Fox News assures Trump that black Americans like him. Fox News lies.

Donald Trump’s base may have nodded along when he tweeted that “Trump approval ratings with Black Americans has doubled,” but for everyone else paying attention, the claim was its own punchline. The New York Times’ Linda Qiu looks into where Trump’s claim came from, and it turns out that it’s not Ben Carson, as the official Trump administration black …

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Jan 15

I’d Like to Address Rand Paul’s Absurd Comment on Donald Trump’s Racism (Video)

While I haven’t written much about him lately, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) remains one of the Republicans who I loathe the most. He’s just become mostly irrelevant outside of continuing to… {Click on the title to continue reading this post} Forward Progressives

Jan 14

This Is What the Planet Would Be Like Without Trees

Click here for reuse options! The Earth is losing a forest area the size of Panama every year. Forests account for nearly 30 percent of the world’s surface. That’s a staggering 3.04 trillion trees, each of which are continually remoistening our atmosphere, filtering the air we breathe and combating climate change by storing carbon and …

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Jan 13

View from the Left: GOP lawmakers are betraying our country and Democrats are finally acting like it

Democrats finally get it: Republicans are in bed with Donald Trump. Full stop. And Democrats may as well take matters into their own hands. This week marked a definitive parting of the ways. No use pretending Republicans have any other motive than protecting and coddling Trump. No use waiting for some principled stand against a man …

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Jan 12

Republicans want Democrats to shut up about Trump’s closed-door comments, just like they do

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin had the guts to stare the vile comments of a sitting pr*sident in the face and go on the record with them because they were simply too revealing to keep hidden from the American people. Republicans, on the other hand, have made a studied practice of whispering about Donald Trump’s mental lapses, …

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