Photo by Geoff Livingston (geoliv) on Flickr.
03 Feb 2017

One Week After Trump Signed Muslim Ban, Multiple Restraining Orders Are In Effect

One week after President Trump banned refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, multiple federal courts have issued restraining orders.

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Victims of Torture (Image: Lance Page / t r u t h o u t; Adapted: just.LucC, Hayley Austin)
02 Feb 2017

New CIA Deputy Director Briefly Ran Black Site In Thailand Where Detainees Were Waterboarded

Gina Haspel, who once ran a CIA secret prison in Thailand where at least two detainees were waterboarded, was selected to be the agency’s deputy director.

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Photo from House Oversight and Government Reform Committee live stream
01 Feb 2017

House Hearing On Whistleblower Protection Highlights Trump’s Illegal Gag Orders

Members of Congress called attention to Trump administration directives that create chilling effect against whistleblowers.

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Screen shot from C-SPAN broadcast of President Donald Trump's Black History Month event
01 Feb 2017

Donald Trump Remembered Some Black People For Black History Month

Read President Donald Trump’s remarks at a Black History Month event with African Americans.

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Lowkey | Photo: Wikimedia Commons
31 Jan 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Terrorist?’ By Lowkey

White House press secretary Sean Spicer defended President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban by claiming only a very small percentage of innocent people were treated as terrorists while traveling so the outrage was overblown. He also justified the detention of a five year-old child, saying it would be wrong to assume

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Photo Credit: TarSandsBlockade.org
31 Jan 2017

FBI Rule Book Reveals Loopholes For Infiltrating Groups Protesting Pipelines

The FBI rule book reveals the gray areas, which informants and undercover agents may use when infiltrating religious and political organizations.

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Screen shot from Kickstarter page for the "Paul Ryan: The Magazine" project
30 Jan 2017

Creators Of ‘Paul Ryan: The Magazine’ Discuss Their Satirical Project

Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is both a media darling, who positions himself as a leader that can temper President Donald Trump’s extremism, and an embodiment of much of Ayn Rand’s most destructive ideology, who is eager to carry out the agenda of the Koch Brothers. He is

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Queer dance party in Philadelphia on January 25 (Photo by Meredith Nutting)
29 Jan 2017

One Week Of Resistance Against President Trump: Interview With Sarah Jaffe

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Sarah Jaffe, a journalist, Nation Institute fellow, and author of “Necessary Trouble: Americans In Revolt.” Jaffe talks with us about the first week of resistance against President Donald Trump. We discuss everything from the millions, who came out for the Women’s

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Photo by Michael Vadon
28 Jan 2017

Iranian Refugee: Trump’s Muslim Ban Stranded My Uncle, Green Card Holder, In Iran

Sahar is an Iranian refugee and citizen of the United States. Her family immigrated from Iran in 1998 when she was 10 years-old. Her uncle and his wife joined them three years ago, and they have lived together in the U.S. ever since. But now, President Donald Trump’s executive order

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