Sunday, May 19, 2019
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THIS IS WHAT PROTEST LOOKS LIKE: East coast #FamiliesBelongTogether marches kick off

Protests are gearing up in the eastern time zone right now! There’s still time to find your local march right here. There are hundreds to choose from. Want to watch the national march in Washington? Here’s a Facebook Live feed, courtesy of our...
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Manager Fired by Canadian Restaurant for Refusing to Serve Trump Supporter

Darin Hodge, a manager at the Teahouse restaurant, located in a tourist area of Vancouver, Canada, was fired from his job because he refused to serve a patron wearing a MAGA hat. CBC News: According to the restaurant’s general manager, the man was seated on the patio that evening when Hodge, the floor manager at the […]
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Maxine Waters Threatened With Shooting, Lynching, Cancels Appearances

Another entry in the “we’re not the least bit surprised” file: Congresswoman Maxine Waters has had to cancel events in Texas and Alabama due to what she perceives as very credible threats against her life by members of Donald Trump’s bigoted base. CNN: “As the President has continued to lie and falsely claim that I […]
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First Whistleblower Indicted By Trump Administration Sentenced To Five Years In Prison

There seems to be a lot of confusion about who’s a hero and who’s a traitor these days. Former NSA contractor Reality Winner was sentenced to 63 months prison on one felony count under the Espionage Act for leaking a report to The Intercept on election interference by Russian operatives in the 2016 election. ThreatPost: […]
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John Lewis—a hero whose skull was cracked fighting for justice—urges us: Don’t despair

What with a dreadful Supreme Court ruling on the heels of another dreadful ruling, and the much-feared announcement of the resignation of Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy, it’s been an especially rough few days for progressives.  It’s...
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NFL players stayed up all night filling backpacks and delivering them to immigrant families...

Here’s a good news story out of San Antonio, where NFL players Joshua R. Norman and Demario Davis are doing phenomenal work with children and families who’ve recently been released from immigration detention centers. Working with RAICES Texas (Refugee...
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Breaking: Judge Orders Trump to Reunite Migrant Parents and Their Children by August

After a grueling and depressing day of news, a federal judge in San Diego injects a light of hope at the end of the day.  U.S. District Judge Dana Sabaw has ordered the Trump Administration to right a serious wrong by uniting migrant parents with their...
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Citizen asks raging fellow citizen: ‘Why do you hate us?’ ‘Because you’re Mexican,’ she...

Another day, another racist caught on video. Today’s story comes from Southern California, where American citizen Esteban Guzman endured—with remarkable grace and patience—hateful, xenophobic insults from an unidentified (as of yet) white woman. ...
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Auntie Maxine always has the last word! She responds to faux outrage #Civility

Judging from media coverage today, the most egregious transgression this weekend was Congresswoman Maxine Waters calling for cabinet members of this mal-administration to be made uncomfortable whenever and wherever they show their faces in public...
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Here’s what I saw at the border

Sunday morning, I flew to McAllen, Texas to find out what's really happening to immigrant families ripped apart by the Trump administration. There's one thing that's very clear: The crisis at our border isn't over. I went straight from the...

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