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Don’t feed the trolls — how to combat the alt-right

For those of us committed to nonviolence, it is easy to criticize people who have played a role in escalating violence. But if we are not at least in the streets with them, then our criticisms ring hollow. 2,447 more words


Trump’s Voter Fraud Endgame by Richard L. Hasen

His “election integrity” investigation is a pretext to repeal the National Voter Registration Act. It won’t work.

By Richard L. Hasen  Slate  June 30, 2017… 1,503 more words


The White Privilege of Employment

A week or so ago, I saw this posted on the internet:

When I saw it, I had a good chuckle. I thought “ain’t that the truth, Ruth!”  582 more words

Black Lives

One Voice Speaking

“If I were to remain silent, I’d be guilty of complicity” – Albert Einstein

In light of the tragedy out of Charlottesville last week I feel the need to speak out a bit.   1,034 more words

Terry Wiens

Anne Frank Center: Trump's Personal Twitter Account Amplifies Hate and Should Be Suspended (Video)

President Donald Trump continues to face outrage over his response to last weekend’s deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, where racism and anti-Semitism were on clear display. 84 more words


How Corporations Have Taken Over Government, Nonprofit and Regulatory Agencies by Chris Hedges (Video)

 “All the checks and balances—from press to public interest groups to criminal prosecutors—are slowly being cut back,” investigative journalist Russell Mokhiber tells Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges in a discussion about corporate crime. 97 more words


The substance and evidence of our faith after Charlottesville

By Beth Foster, Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center director

I’ve told about my experiences in Charlottesville this past weekend over and over in the last couple days — on social media, in videos, and to reporters, family members, friends, and others in my community. 744 more words