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The Obama SCC’s disregard of heritage losses can probably be explained by that word UNESCO used: “incalculable.” But it is unnecessary to accept “incalculability” as a given. #D1A 

Issues once considered fringe, carefully researched by Ramamurti and colleagues and put in play by Warren, are now considered mainstream.

93 percent of health care support providers do not have a union to back them up.

Although it may seem impossible that the president can unilaterally eliminate $1.6 trillion in debt, the Education Department can decide not to collect it.

The through line of the many failed stories is their reckless deployment of spectacle over substance.

Today, the motivation behind exclusionary zoning may be less overtly racist and have more to do with class bias.

“With fear and trembling” is how the Rev. Eric S.C. Manning reacted in 2016 when he learned of his assignment to Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, a year after nine people were killed by white supremacist Dylann Roof at their weekly prayer meeting.

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The Postal Service has informed states that they’ll need to pay first-class 55-cent postage to mail ballots to voters, rather than the normal 20-cent bulk rate. That nearly triples the per-ballot cost.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's campaign has put together seminars on what to do if you’re being evicted or confronted by ICE agents and how to organize collective child care while schools are struggling to coordinate reopenings.

An estimated 160 people died in Sheriff Arpaio's "concentration camps." Trump pardoned him on Friday.

According to Secret Service director, Trump's private force is currently operating in parallel to Secret Service:

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Following a decade of devastating cuts, 60 percent of U.S. counties now have no daily newspaper. But @AndrewYangV  #YangGangA  () is the only presidential candidate so far to have put forward a policy proposal to address the crisis.

With his voter fraud conspiracies, Trump's telling one of the biggest lies a president ever told, says :

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While this year's survey from the Public Religion Research Institute revealed much of what we already know about Republicans' views on matters such as race, the numbers are still enough to make you sigh.

Trump and the GOP are giving bountiful tax cuts to Wall Street while launching an aggressive attack on Dodd-Frank regulations:

Democratic senators are demanding answers on Carl Icahn's ethics conflicts and his role in policymaking

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