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News & Views | 06.12.17


Now Just Five Men Own Almost as Much Wealth as Half the World's Population 
by Paul Buchheit
While Americans fixate on Trump, the super-rich are absconding with our wealth, and the plague of inequality continues to grow.


Post-Comey Hearing, Trump's Disapproval Ratings in the Gutter 
by Andrea Germanos
Donald Trump's bizarre cabinet meeting Monday in which members heaped praise upon him comes on a day the president's ego may need a bit of stroking.
DC, Maryland AGs Sue Trump Over 'Unprecedented Constitutional Violations' 
by Jake Johnson
"The lawsuit centers on the fact that Trump chose to retain ownership of his company when he became president."
Avoiding 'Gut Punch' to Transparency, Jeff Sessions to Testify in Public 
by Jon Queally
"Democracy shouldn't take place behind closed doors."
In Trump Era, Pride March Becomes #ResistMarch
by Andrea Germanos
"This year the LGBTQ+ community is lending its iconic rainbow flag to anyone who feels their rights are at risk and to everyone who believes that America's strength is its diversity."
Another US Appeals Court Just Smacked Down Trump's Muslim Ban 2.0 
by Andrea Germanos
"It's always been crystal clear that this policy is discriminatory and cruel at its core."
'Sacrificing Democracy': Senate GOP Plans to Hide TrumpCare From US Public
by Jake Johnson
"Republicans know their healthcare bill is super unpopular and so are trying to shield it from public scrutiny."
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 height= Trump's Apocalypse Has Been a Long Time Coming 
by Betsy Hartmann
Like many doomsday prophets, Trump alternates between fomenting fear and promising a perfect world to come.
People's Summit Vows to Transform Resistance into Power
by David Schwenk
Gathering of progressive activists and organizers celebrates new generation of progressive leaders.
Trump's Dystopian Vision vs. Push for Brave Green World
by Michael T. Klare
Is Trump launching a new world order? Or are we?
Fifty Years Ago, the Supreme Court Knocked Down Bans on Interracial Marriage. How Have Things Changed Since Then? 
by Peter Dreier
Mildred and Richard Loving’s struggle foreshadowed the more recent battle over same-sex marriage.
Tuesday: A Senate Roll Call on Saudi Arabia's War and Yemen's Famine 
by Robert Naiman
What will make the most difference now is how many phone calls we can generate to the Senate.
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