Category: Civil Rights

After Grueling Week, Ilhan Omar Greeted in Minnesota by Cheering Crowd Chanting ‘Welcome Home’

After Grueling Week, Ilhan Omar Greeted in Minnesota by Cheering Crowd Chanting ‘Welcome Home’

Rep. Omar spent a long week as the target of Trump's racist attack. But at week's end, she returned home to chants of a friendlier sort.

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Meghan McCain: ‘My Message to George Conway Is Start at Home’

Meghan McCain: ‘My Message to George Conway Is Start at Home’

Meghan McCain jumped into the politically fraught Conway marriage in the midst of the controversy over Trump's racist Tweets.

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CNN Hosts Take on Trump Over Roots of His ‘Go Back’ Tweets

CNN Hosts Take on Trump Over Roots of His ‘Go Back’ Tweets

Donald Trump's recent tweets telling four non-white Democratic congresswomen to "go back" to the countries they came from not only were racist, but miss the mark about what it means to be an American. That's according to two popular CNN hosts.

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A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

A Border Patrol Agent Reveals What It’s Really Like to Guard Migrant Children

With the agency under fire for holding children in deplorable conditions and over racist and misogynistic Facebook posts, one agent speaks about what it’s like to do his job. “Somewhere down the line people just accepted what’s going on as normal.”

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Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

Border Patrol Agents Are Passing Around A Commemorative Coin Mocking Care for Migrant Kids

The coin declares “KEEP THE CARAVANS COMING” under an image of a parade of migrants crossing the border.

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Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

Border Patrol Condemns Secret Facebook Group, but Reveals Few Specifics

The agency won’t say how many employees have been disciplined or warned in the ongoing scandal over offensive social media posts.

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New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York Is Investigating Whether Facebook Lets Advertisers Discriminate

New York's Department of Financial Services will look into allegations that advertisers can exclude users by race, gender, age and other characteristics that are protected under federal law.

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Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil Rights Groups Have Been Warning Facebook About Hate Speech In Secret Groups For Years

Civil rights groups say they have been noticing and raising the issue of hateful posts in hidden forums for years — with limited response from Facebook.

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If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.

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Opinions

Conservatives, Not Liberals, Are The Ones Not Interested in Other Viewpoints

By Alex Denethorn

Embracing pluralism is one of the big tenets of any liberal or progressive movement -- you aim to be inclusive, as much as possible.

We Can’t Afford to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

By Winston Wang

The U.S. economy is booming, reaching 10 straight years of growth without a recession, and the unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in nearly 50 years.

No, Andrew Yang, Don’t Give Everyone Free Money

By Abhay Almal

Andrew Yang dubbed a “random, opinionated person” by the Washington Post, has made waves on both sides of the political aisle with his 2020 presidential campaign.

It’s Not Only Liberals Who Loathe Donald Trump

By Mark Bo Hendricks

You don't have to be a liberal to loathe Trump. You just have to be a thinking person.

Biden’s Pivot to Foreign Policy

By Alex Denethorn

Let’s be honest: this is one area that Biden can excel in, because he has considerably more experience than most of the other Democratic candidates.

The Oil Industry In An Electric Future

By Bruce McIntyre

The adoption of electric vehicles will have consequences

No, Trump Can’t Add Citizenship Question With Executive Order

By Alex Denethorn

Someone might want to let Trump know that the resources of the federal government don’t exist to keep him in office.

Why Do Liberals Hate The United States?

By Chris O'Leary

Liberals love America a different way, and in my opinion, a more brutally honest way.

California Statute To Trade Trump’s Tax Release For Ballot Access Is Clearly Unconstitutional

By Brad Smith

California's clear attempt to force Trump to release his tax returns won't pass Supreme Court precedent.

If Obama Had Authority To Initiate DACA, Trump Has Authority To Rescind It

By Anthony Zarrella

The whole idea behind executive orders is that they rely on the authority of the president who signs them—but one president cannot enlarge or diminish the powers and authority of the next president.