America’s enduring vitality
Within the past year, the West Point commencement featured openly gay class president and First Captain E.J. Coleman. The amazing National Museum of African American History and Culture opened on [...]
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Robert Mueller named Special Counsel in Russiagate
Rebecca R. Ruiz and Mark Landler report in NYT: The Justice Department appointed Robert S. Mueller III, a former F.B.I. director, as special counsel on Wednesday to oversee the investigation [...]
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Is that Nancy Reagan red?
This Time cover is an instant classic. Meanwhile, The Atlantic reports, “Putin Offers to Provide a Transcript”: Vladimir Putin just wants to help. The Russian president offered Wednesday to provide [...]
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Chelsea Manning released from military prison
BBC News reports: US soldier Chelsea Manning has been released from prison after serving seven years for leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables and military files to Wikileaks. A [...]
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Brooks: When the World Is Led by a Child
Conservative NYT columnist David Brooks yesterday wrote devastatingly about our 45th president: We’ve got this perverse situation in which the vast analytic powers of the entire world are being spent [...]
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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia
@ManyVoicesOrg writes: Today’s the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia. It’s never been more timely to love & affirm LGBTQ people. #IDAHOT Amen.
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Erdoğan supporters attack peaceful protesters in D.C.
The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) shares video of Kurdish, Yezidi, and Armenian human rights protesters in Washington, D.C. being attacked by suspected members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip [...]
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FMU awards Trayvon Martin posthumous aviation degree
To call this a bittersweet moment is a terrible understatement. It is heartbreaking. Florida Memorial University gives the murdered Trayvon Martin the aviation degree he did not live to earn. [...]
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Stephen’s monologue is declassified
This farce needs to end. But most Republicans in Congress are still hiding under their desks.
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WaPo profiles Paul Kuntzler, co-founder of GLAA and Stein Democrats
Perry Stein reports in The Washington Post about GLAA co-founder Paul Kuntzler: He has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for 40 years, regularly attending city meetings and protests in [...]
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