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Continue Reading... New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say
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New York City’s Early Voting Plan Will Favor White, Affluent Voters, Advocacy Groups Say

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Continue Reading... Low-Wage Workers Are Being Sued for Unpaid Medical Bills by a Nonprofit Christian Hospital That Employs Them
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Low-Wage Workers Are Being Sued for Unpaid Medical Bills by a Nonprofit Christian Hospital That Employs Them

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Continue Reading... Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone
Posted in Civil Rights Government Politics

Over 200 Allegations of Abuse of Migrant Children; 1 Case of Homeland Security Disciplining Someone

From 2009 to 2014, at least 214 complaints were filed against federal agents for abusing or mistreating migrant children. According…

Continue Reading... Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast
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Why Did Deutsche Bank Keep Lending to Donald Trump? — “Trump, Inc.” Podcast

Whispers of money laundering have swirled around Donald Trump’s businesses for years. One of his casinos, for example, was fined…

Continue Reading... Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty
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Once Defiant, All Four White Supremacists Charged in Charlottesville Violence Plead Guilty

Last year, when federal authorities arrested and charged four members or associates of a white supremacist gang for their roles…

Continue Reading... It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%
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It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%

Every year, the IRS, starved of funds after years of budget cuts, loses hundreds more agents to retirement. And every…

Continue Reading... Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts
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Chicago Cop Under Investigation Again Over Social Media Posts

In September, Chicago Police Officer John Catanzara made headlines after posting on Facebook a picture of himself, in uniform, holding…

Continue Reading... Soon You May Not Even Have to Click on a Website Contract to Be Bound by Its Terms
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Soon You May Not Even Have to Click on a Website Contract to Be Bound by Its Terms

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably clicked “I agree” on many online contracts without ever reading them. Soon you…

Continue Reading... DeVos Has Scuttled More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Inherited From Obama
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DeVos Has Scuttled More Than 1,200 Civil Rights Probes Inherited From Obama

Whether schoolchildren in DeSoto County, Mississippi, are paddled varies by their race. Black students are almost two and a half…