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Donald Trump plays the politics of resentment

By the time you read this, the first Republican presidential debate will be over, and billionaire Donald Trump will, as usual, have grabbed center stage.

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Mass movement the key to voting rights protection

Fifty years ago today, thanks to a mass movement started by African American WWII veterans, Voting Rights Act was signed into law.

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Indiana HIV epidemic underscores value of syringe services programs

The Foundation for AIDS Research has released a new brief that underscores the importance of syringe service programs.

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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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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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Walker offers rightwing policies tried and tested in his Wisconsin lab

Wisconsin stands as the actual laboratory of failure for Republican ideology and pain for the people.

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Government’s case against Rosenbergs gutted by release of key testimony

"It's time for the government to admit that Ethel Rosenberg was not a spy and that Julius was not an atomic spy."

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Netroots Conference seeks ignition of Democratic base

Netroots Nation will bring together over 3,000 progressive activists and leaders to discuss key issues and strategize for upcoming battles in 2015 and 2016.

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May it displease the court: race and Justice Sotomayor

The Supreme Court announced it would again hear an affirmative action case in which a white woman claims she was denied admission to the University of Texas because of her race.

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Marriage rights one county at a time in Texas

As the days pass, more and more Texas counties are bending to the law of the land.

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