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Boston Straight Pride means more far-right abuse of trans people – ThinkProgress

Boston Straight Pride means more far-right abuse of trans people – ThinkProgress

During Pride Month, an organization with ties to violent hate groups, Super Happy Fun America, announced it would host a Straight Pride Parade in Boston. The city of Boston approved its application for a public…

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Black kids in Missouri are being shot down in unspeakable numbers – ThinkProgress

Black kids in Missouri are being shot down in unspeakable numbers – ThinkProgress

One headline tells of a “Troubling rise of gun violence St. Louis, Kansas City.” Another reads, “St. Louis hopes $100,000 reward will solve the murders of 4 children.” Yet another says, “Black kids in St. Louis are…

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Justice comes for the corrupt DEA agent who tried to set up rapper Scarface – ThinkProgress

Justice comes for the corrupt DEA agent who tried to set up rapper Scarface – ThinkProgress

A drug enforcement task force operating along the Gulf of Mexico became a rip-and-run criminal enterprise over a seven-year period, federal prosecutors revealed this week. When jurors convicted the ringleader of the alleged scheme on…

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Hurricane Dorian’s impacts could be resounding — here’s what to watch for – ThinkProgress

Hurricane Dorian’s impacts could be resounding — here’s what to watch for – ThinkProgress

Hurricane Dorian is gaining speed as it nears the Florida coast, where it could make landfall as a Category 4 storm over the Labor Day weekend. And when Dorian does roar ashore, its impact could…

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Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist – ThinkProgress

Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist – ThinkProgress

The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few…

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Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline – ThinkProgress

Support for unions is high in 2019, but membership is still on the decline – ThinkProgress

A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup…

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Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline – ThinkProgress

Support for unions is high, but membership is still on the decline – ThinkProgress

A mixed bag of high approval, declining membership, and stubbornly low wages greets a proud but anxious workforce, as Americans prepare to step away from their jobs this Labor Day weekend. According to a Gallup…

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Donald Trump has an ethanol problem – ThinkProgress

Donald Trump has an ethanol problem – ThinkProgress

President Donald Trump often boasts that U.S. farmers are on his side, but a tweet Thursday indicates he recognizes the need for more damage control. What’s unclear is if his new promises will even begin…

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Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras – ThinkProgress

Exposed for 1967 blackface skit, Alabama governor issues written statement rather than face cameras – ThinkProgress

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) performed a comedic skit in blackface in 1967 at Auburn University, audio tapes circling the web on Thursday reveal. “She had on a pair of blue coveralls and she had…

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Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run? – ThinkProgress

Did Gillibrand’s push for Al Franken’s resignation doom her 2020 White House run? – ThinkProgress

Kirsten Gillibrand’s presidential campaign may have been doomed from the start, women’s rights advocates say. Some women’s rights leaders say that the New York senator encountered something of a backlash for being the first Senate Democrat…

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