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It took one mass shooting for New Zealand to ban assault weapons

The US’s unique politics and political system make it much harder for America to take similarly swift action.

Trump’s free speech executive order isn’t about free speech

It’s actually about power — specifically, the conservative attempt to seize it on college campuses.

Bernie Sanders’s reparations comments cause rift over DSA endorsement

"There is still a disconnect in his approach to economic issues often failing to comprehend how race and class are intertwined."

New survey shows Americans are unhappier than they’ve been in years

There’s a potentially surprising reason why.

Chick-fil-A’s charitable foundation kept donating to anti-LGBTQ groups

In 2012, the company claimed it would "leave the policy debate over same-sex marriage to the government."

Theresa May to UK: I know you’re tired of Brexit, but blame Parliament

The speech came on the eve of an EU summit, where leaders will discuss whether to extend the Brexit deadline.

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Trump’s untruths about Veterans Choice illustrate the sheer audaciousness of his lies

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CNN’s “Badass Woman” puff piece about Kellyanne Conway completely misses the point

What Chuck Schumer can learn from Nancy Pelosi

This mom is pushing to use campaign funds for child care. It could help parents around the country.

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John Hickenlooper: how come we’re not asking women whether they’re willing to put a man on the ticket?

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Trump’s top Pentagon official is now under an ethics investigation

Trump’s strange rant about John McCain’s funeral, decoded

Companies often mislabel employees as “freelancers” to cut costs. Workers are fighting back.

What the college admissions scandal says about racial inequality

Trump’s feud with Kellyanne Conway’s husband, explained

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Christchurch helped turn my mosque from a place of worship into a place of fear

Bill Gates: AI is like “nuclear weapons and nuclear energy” in danger and promise

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George W. Bush really did lie about WMDs, and his aides are still lying for him

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