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Interior Secretary Accused of Engaging in ‘Political Blackmail’ After Senator’s Trumpcare Vote

5 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Julia Conley / Common Dreams Critics chastise Ryan Zinke for allegedly targeting Sen. Lisa Murkowski as payback for her refusal to go along with the GOP’s health care plan.

Burning Raqqa: Inside the U.S. War Against Civilians in Syria

6 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Laura Gottesdiener / TomDispatch the United States is focusing its energies—and warplanes—on ISIS-occupied areas of eastern Syria in an offensive dubbed “Wrath of the Euphrates.”

Department of Justice Says It’s Not Illegal to Discriminate Against ‘Homosexuals’ in the Workplace

6 hours agoNews : Truthdig

(Andrew Harnik / AP Photo) In an disheartening break from progress in workplace policies, the Department of Justice filed a brief on Wednesday claiming that the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not protect “homosexual” workers from discrimination. Show More Summary

Critics Argue ‘Skinny Repeal’ of Obamacare Would Have Dire Effects

9 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Jon Queally / Common Dreams Senate Republicans will to finalize the details of their so-called “skinny repeal” bill at a lunchtime meeting, but opponents of the effort (including Sen. Bernie Sanders, pictured) are decrying the bill as a “Trojan Horse.”

Peak Satire Moonshot (Video)

18 hours agoNews : Truthdig

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The Resistance to Health Care Repeal Rolls On

20 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan The rolling resistance to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as Obamacare, is, literally, rolling.

Are You Manning Enough?

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Transgender People Cannot Serve in ‘Any Capacity’ in the U.S. Military

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

President Trump. (The White House / CC-BY) On Wednesday, Donald Trump announced via Twitter that transgender people will be barred from serving in the U.S. military. After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will not accept or allow…...— Donald J. Show More Summary

Senate Republicans Fail to Pass Two of Three Obamacare Repeal Options

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, leaves the chamber at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday after the Republican-run Senate rejected a GOP proposal to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law and give Congress two years to devise a replacement. (J. Show More Summary

‘Detroit’: It Looks Like Vietnam, but It’s the U.S.A.

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

Director Kathryn Bigelow turns the tragic events of July 1967 in Detroit into a tense suspense film—while illuminating how the central conflicts of that time remain highly volatile.

Transgression

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Live at Truthdig: Actor James Cromwell on Citizen-Led Climate Action

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

On Thursday, July 27 at 1 p.m. PDT, Cromwell (pictured) will discuss his fight against fracked gas-fired power plants and address questions from the audience.

Live at Truthdig: Oliver Stone in Conversation with Robert Scheer

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

The Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director and producer will sit down with Truthdig’s editor in chief to discuss Stone’s new Showtime series and book “The Putin Interviews” on Wednesday at 7 p.m. PDT.

Justice Department Announces New Funding Rules in Attempt to Crack Down on Sanctuary Cities

yesterdayNews : Truthdig

A protester holding a sign during a January 2017 rally against Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, who issued an order assuring the Trump administration that Miami-Dade would not function as a sanctuary city. (Alan Diaz / AP) President...Show More Summary

Amid the Blaring Headlines, Routine Reports of Hate-Fueled Violence

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By Joe Sexton / ProPublica Documenting Hate, an effort by a coalition of news organizations, is sustaining a focus on incidents and crimes of racial or religious or sexual prejudice even as the temperature around the issue rises or falls.

Meanwhile

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‘An Inconvenient Sequel’ Helps Brings Awareness of Climate Change to a New Generation

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

The follow-up documentary to the surprise 2006 hit is half environmental update and half celebration of all things Al Gore.

Russian Punk Band Pussy Riot Is Making an ‘Immersive Theatre Project’

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

The project, based on the band’s own experiences while sentenced and imprisoned for their art, “is a part of Pussy Riot’s bigger campaign for a prison reform,” member Nadya Tolokonnikova (pictured) tells Truthdig.

Senate GOP, With an Assist From VP Pence, Pushes Health Care Bill Through to Next Round

2 days agoNews : Truthdig

Sen. John McCain, showing visible signs of his recent surgery, speaks about the GOP-backed health care bill on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday. (C-SPAN 2 via AP) The vote is cast. On Tuesday, Senate Republicans made at least temporary...Show More Summary

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