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  • Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded  by corporate media

    Actor says: The police are ‘thugs’ being shielded by corporate media

    by Claire Bernish Award-winning actor and longtime environmental and animal rights activist, James Cromwell, held nothing back in an interview late last year, when discussing ongoing exploitation and brutalization of Indigenous peoples battling Energy Transfer Partners’ construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. To Cromwell, like innumerable observers, that the government would lash out violently against

  • What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    What Trump can and can’t do to immigrants

    by David Bacon While the government officials developing and enforcing U.S. immigration policy will change on Jan. 20, the economic system in which they make that policy will not. As fear sweeps through immigrant communities in the United States, understanding that system helps us anticipate what a Trump administration can and can’t do in regard

  • How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    How Trump could kill a plan to get overtime pay

    A rule that could get overtime pay for four million workers is in limbo, and Trump will help decide whether it survives. by Justin Elliot (ANALYSIS) — Donald Trump ran for president as the billionaire who would champion working people. As the president-elect put it in one of the major economic speeches of his campaign:

  • ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    ALERT: CDC giving itself unconstitutional powers to round up and detain people

    by Natural News Editors Analysis (Article by Catherine J. Frompovich, republished from www.activistpost.com) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention literally has overstepped its authority in proposing to grant itself powers that obviously negate any rights U.S. citizens thought they had by issuing the Proposed Rule “Control of Communicable Diseases” on Aug. 15, 2016

  • Establishment media says everything apart from them is ‘fake’

    Establishment media says everything apart from them is ‘fake’

    Vast majority of Americans do not trust mainstream media by Steve Watson The establishment media and leftist bedwetters are pushing a false notion that Donald Trump won the election because of the rise of what they describe as ‘fake news’, when in reality a vast majority of American have rejected the mainstream media as totally

  • Latinos are changing the politics of … Nebraska

    Latinos are changing the politics of … Nebraska

    by David Bacon If the winds of political change are starting to blow in Nebraska, the center of the storm is a third-floor office on 24th Street in South Omaha. There, huge maps of eight targeted precincts in Ward 4 line the walls of the Heartland Workers Center (HWC), covered in red dots for all

  • “We’re homeless and we vote!”

    “We’re homeless and we vote!”

    Homeless people want a voice in this election by David Bacon Berkeley, California — By the time you read this, Berkeley’s intentional mobile homeless community will probably have been forced to migrate again, in yet one more forcible relocation. A week ago, at 5 a.m., six city trucks and a U-Haul van pulled up at

  • In ‘uncharted’ period of violence, police change tactics but keep perspective

    In ‘uncharted’ period of violence, police change tactics but keep perspective

    by Josh Siegel As police around the country grapple with recent violence against their own, Chief Brandon del Pozo of the Burlington Police Department in Vermont is requiring his officers to pair up when responding to calls for service, as a method for added safety and support. “It’s important for cops to have someone to

  • 8 myths and atrocidies Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day

    8 myths and atrocidies Christopher Columbus and Columbus Day

    by Vincent Schilling On the second Monday of October each year, Native Americans cringe at the thought of honoring a man who committed atrocities against Indigenous Peoples Columbus Day was conceived by the Knights of Columbus, a Catholic Fraternal organization, in the 1930s because they wanted a Catholic hero. After President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed

  • Younger voters don’t trust candidates or the system

    Younger voters don’t trust candidates or the system

    (And thus too willing to give up their own power) by Mark Trahant Will young people vote in 2016? And, more important, at least for our purposes, how about the younger generation of American Indians and Alaska Natives? Let’s explore the first question. Younger voters are perplexing. They are, or should be, the largest group

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