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Indigenous News: white privilege, A Tribe Called Red, mining protests

The death of Sarah Bland has the nation abuzz about police brutality, but a lesser known story regarding a Lakota woman is also worthy of our attention.

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Birthday PIE for Medicare: celebrations urge expanding it for all

"Because of Medicare, our seniors have access to health care, they're living longer lives, decent lives. That's something worth fighting for!"

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Trump embraces “ridiculous” mass deportation policy

Trump says we round up and deport all 11 million undocumented immigrants, and he will do so because he knows how to manage.

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Some extraordinarily special Olympics days in Los Angeles

The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.

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Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders

The new policy, aimed at easing a controversy that has embroiled the Boy Scouts for years, takes effect immediately.

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Today in history: Hooray for Medicare on its first 50 years!

Happy birthday, Medicare! Celebrations are occurring all over the country.

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Sandra Bland’s only offense was “driving while black”

The institutionalized prejudices and distorted practices that led to her death are unacceptable in a nation of equal justice under the law. 

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Cincinnati community marches to demand justice for Samuel Dubose

Over 300 community members marched from the campus to the site of the fatal shooting death of Samuel Dubose to demand the release of police body camera footage of the incident.

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Religious voters back Pope's stands against racism, income inequality, for worker rights

Pope Francis I has been outspoken about the rights of workers to be valued and respected - including their rights to join unions - and against income inequality and poverty.

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Today in history: U.S. Marines invade and occupy Haiti 100 years ago

The story of Haiti is a case study in the injustice of the international finance and monetary system.

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