Politics

The Trump Budget: More Poverty in America

Food swiped off the table for millions of men, women, and kids. Low-income families left out in the cold amid an affordable housing crisis of historic proportions. Critical health insurance stripped from children, seniors, people with disabilities, and low-wage workers. State governments in utter fiscal disarray. Above all, more poverty, suffering, and homelessness; less opportunity and justice; and worsened racial and economic inequality.

By John Bouman

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Is this the country that most Americans want? According to recent polling, the answer is no.  Yet this is the harsh vision set out by the Trump Administration’s proposed FY 2019 budget released yesterday. While the outline is merely a proposal, and does not have immediate bearing on the recent bipartisan spending deal, it represents the administration’s latest attack on low-income people and people of color-and it must be swiftlyly and categorically rejected.   Read More

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Pentagon: Syria Strike was Self Defense

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The White House believes poor people don’t deserve to choose what they eat

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Trump’s budget, released on Monday, proposes drastic cuts to the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program in addition to a change in the way food aid is delivered to low-income families. The administration’s innovation: Blue Apron, but for poor people. Read More

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Video Extra #2 >>> Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

Another White House Official Resigns Over Domestic Abuse Claims

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How, Sway?! Stacey Dash Is Considering Running For Congress

Did Omarosa’s departure create an opening in the Sunken Place?

by Moriba Cummings

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We’re sorry about this, but Clueless actress Stacey Dash is contemplating making a foray into politics — for real. Read More

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Video Extra #2 >>> US Senate Passes Massive Budget Agreement

US Senate Passes Massive Budget Agreement

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FBI Tracks & Arrests ‘Black Identity Extremist’ and Hardly Anyone Is Talking About It

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My son says I dress like an African War Lord.

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Six months after the FBI issued a report inventing from whole cloth the term Black Identity Extremists — claiming this group poses a terrorist threat to police — the first apparent case of the prosecution of a BIE has emerged. The BIE designation has created concern in the Black community that the FBI is launching a new COINTELPRO program targeting Black activists who have committed no crimes, with more arrests and prosecutions of those involved in racial justice movements to follow.

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