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Trump targets transgender prisoners — but he’s not the first

In the latest attack on trans people’s safety, the Trump administration announced that they will assign incarcerated transgender people to prisons based on the sex they were assigned at birth.

In the latest attack on trans people’s safety, the Trump administration announced that they will assign incarcerated transgender people to prisons based on the sex they were assigned at birth.

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No, Sen. Collins, You Don’t Get To Cry Sexism After Destroying So Many Women’s Lives

This week, the Senate succeeded on partisan lines in passing a bill known widely as the “Republican Tax Scam,” a widely and unanimously decried piece of legislation that exploits the working class to expand the wealth of the top 5%, strips millions of people’s healthcare, and tanks the country’s economy while it’s at it, all at the service of the party’s wealthy donors.

This week, the Senate succeeded on partisan lines in passing a bill known widely as the “Republican Tax Scam,” a widely and unanimously decried piece of legislation that exploits the working class to expand ...

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital, Escalating Israeli Apartheid

Yesterday afternoon, Donald Trump announced that the United States will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, ordering the U.S. embassy to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. While unsurprising, the move is an escalation of U.S. collusion with Israel at the expense of Palestinian lives.

Yesterday afternoon, Donald Trump announced that the United States will formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, ordering the U.S. embassy to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. While unsurprising, ...

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J20 Trials Show the Trump Administration’s Crackdown on Dissent

This past week, the trials began for seven of the 230 defendants facing 70 years in prison for protesting Trump’s inauguration. The case has wide-reaching implications for activists, including feminists, and we all should pay attention. 

This past week, the trials began for seven of the 230 defendants facing 70 years in prison for protesting Trump’s inauguration. The case has wide-reaching implications for activists, including feminists, and we all should pay attention. 

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Two Months After Trump Withdrew DACA, This Is Where the Program Stands

It’s been exactly two months since Trump rescinded the DACA program, which granted work permits  to hundreds of thousands of immigrants. Upon rescinding the program, Trump suggested it was up to Congress to come up with a legislative solution to DACA before March 5, 2018 (the date when the first work permits are set to expire and hundreds of people become eligible for deportation). Here’s where the program stands today and how you can join the fight to defend DACA.

It’s been exactly two months since Trump rescinded the DACA program, which granted work permits  to hundreds of thousands of immigrants. Upon rescinding the program, Trump suggested it was up to Congress to come up with a legislative solution to DACA before March ...

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Republicans (Still) Hate The Poor: Senate Votes to Quash Collective Consumer Action

On Tuesday, 50 Republicans — aided by the tiebreaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence — voted in Senate to kill an important consumer protection rule that allowed consumers to collectively sue credit card companies and banks.

On Tuesday, 50 Republicans — aided by the tiebreaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence — voted in Senate to kill an important consumer protection rule that allowed consumers to collectively sue credit card companies and banks.

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Trump’s Plan to Roll Back the Clean Power Plan Will Kill People

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator who made his career off of suing the EPA, has announced that he will sign a rule to roll back President Obama’s central legacy on climate change, the Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan set concrete goals for reducing carbon pollution from power plants that produce our electricity.

Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator who made his career off of suing the EPA, has announced that he will sign a rule to ...

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Trump’s Atrocious Behavior Towards Puerto Ricans Is Nothing New

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, leaving 3.4 million people without power and with scarce access to potable drinking water and food. Two weeks later, less than 50% of people can access clean water and only 5% have power

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico, leaving 3.4 million people without power and with scarce access to potable drinking water and food. Two weeks later, less than 50% ...

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