Hillary Clinton at the Apollo Theater. Photo by Andrew Dallos on Flickr
29 Apr 2016

Clinton Campaign Has Astounding Record Of Smugness Toward Young Voters

With the primary race entering its final phase, Clinton’s smug attitude could keep inspiring young voters to work harder for a contested convention.

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TSA agent Rhoades holding his mid-year evaluation, which instructed him to profile. Screenshot from House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on April 27, 2016.
28 Apr 2016

TSA Whistleblower Reveals Supervisors Instructed Him To Profile Somali Imams

A TSA officer in Minneapolis blew the whistle on a request from his supervisors to racially profile Somali imams and community members visiting his office.

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Sanders supporters at a rally at Penn State. Photo by Penn State on Flickr
27 Apr 2016

Why Sanders Supporters Should Not Let Democratic Primary Demoralize Them

Bernie Sanders and his supporters face a critical moment in the election as the campaign fights for every possible delegate on the way to the convention.

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David Brock, founder of the Clinton super PAC Correct The Record. Screenshot from C-SPAN2
26 Apr 2016

Clinton Super PAC Denies Role In Attack On Sanders Facebook Groups—But That Doesn’t Resolve Issue

A super PAC tied to the Clinton campaign claims a new digital task force played no role in a coordinated attack on Sanders Facebook groups.

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Prince Live on Rotterdam 2011. Photo by Peter Tea on Flickr
25 Apr 2016

The Protest Songs Of Prince

Following the tragic death of pop music legend Prince, a portrait has emerged of a humanitarian artist, who sought to find ways to uplift people who were struggling.

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Hillary Clinton attends a campaign rally at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. 4/6/2016. (Photo by redcti on Flickr)
22 Apr 2016

Clinton’s Digital Task Force Breaks Barriers To Defend Her Donors

The project celebrates Clinton’s ability to break down barriers, and it’s true: she is breaking barriers for corporations to influence government policy.

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Screenshot from Knight Foundation survey of US news editors.
21 Apr 2016

US News Editors Find It Increasingly Difficult To Defend First Amendment

A survey of editors from print and online publications found most news organizations struggle to defend the right to freedom of the press.

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Bernie Sanders, candidate for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, visited Penn State's Recreation Hall for a rally on the evening of April 19. (Photo by Penn State on Flickr)
20 Apr 2016

Sanders Campaign’s Commitment To Victory Irritates Media, Offends Clinton Campaign

Once again, for the umpteenth time in the Democratic primary, there is a dominant narrative in the establishment media that it is over for Bernie Sanders.

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Vote Here sign. Photo by Tobias Carroll on Flickr.
19 Apr 2016

Closed New York Primary Helps Democratic Party Maintain Status Quo

The closed primary system is the two-party system’s key mechanism for maintaining control over elections in the face of declining membership.

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Bruce Cockburn at Greenbelt Festival in 2012 (Photo by Drew McLellan)
19 Apr 2016

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘The Trouble With Normal’

Singer-songwriter Bruce Cockburn wrote in his memoir that his songs are “multi-faceted.” Not only are they about “war, injustice, and exploitation,” not only do they deal with faith and grace, but they are also about “mystery, beauty, love, pain, [and] joy.” They are about the power of a “wild place”

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