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Happy MLK Day, America — let's summon the courage to live for what he lived for

Happy MLK Day, America — let's summon the courage to live for what he lived for | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it

The Washington Post writes: "The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was seen by some as a radical and a troublemaker. The truth is that he had considerable faith in America. He believed that when people saw the unfairness of the caste system that had grown up in their country — in a nation founded on the principles of equality before the law, the opportunity to advance in life according to one’s merits, the right to choose the people who govern us — they would understand how truly un-American it was and it would all come to an end, and much of it has."  [MORE]


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Records: Trump businesses profiting from Trump campaign - CNN Video

Records: Trump businesses profiting from Trump campaign - CNN Video | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Donald Trump has directed nearly one-fifth of his campaign cash to companies that are part of his vast business empire, new federal records show. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.
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Jeff Bryant: How Long Can Big Money Keep Democrats in the Charter Camp?

Jeff Bryant: How Long Can Big Money Keep Democrats in the Charter Camp? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Jeff Bryant, a crack investigative journalist, writes on Bill Moyers' blog about the big money that has chained many Democrats to the charter school industry, putting them in the bizarre position of defending privatization of public education.
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The most thorough, profound and moving defense of Hillary Clinton I have ever seen.

The most thorough, profound and moving defense of Hillary Clinton I have ever seen. | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
First of all — this is not my writing.  It's a Facebook post by someone I don’t even know, a man named Michael Arnovitz in Portland OR.  But as a Facebook post it passes the fair use test and I’m quite certain he would not object that I share i...
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I still feel there is no defense of Hillary or Donald.
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For U.S. Parents, a Troubling Happiness Gap - NYTimes.com

For U.S. Parents, a Troubling Happiness Gap - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Are the media complicit in mass shootings?

Are the media complicit in mass shootings? | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Among the most chilling details to emerge in the Orlando massacre is that the killer paused during his three-hour rampage at the Pulse nightclub to search Facebook for news about it.
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Trump was accused of destroying email evidence in lawsuit 10 years ago

Trump was accused of destroying email evidence in lawsuit 10 years ago | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
10 years ago, Trump's lawyers told a judge that Trump's companies had no centralized e-mail system and routinely deleted email records until the mid-2000s.
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Voting Rights at the Crossroads

Voting Rights at the Crossroads | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A constitutional lawyer dissects two competing trends in voting rights—and explains why automatic voting registration is the “biggest, immediate” solution for voting reform.
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The ‘Gateway Drug’ Is Alcohol, Not Marijuana

The ‘Gateway Drug’ Is Alcohol, Not Marijuana | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Florida have found that the theory of a “gateway drug” is not associated with marijuana – results from the Guttman scale indicated that alcohol represented the gateway drug, leading to the use of tobacco, marijuana,...
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Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones - NYTimes.com

Dutch Firm Trains Eagles to Take Down High-Tech Prey: Drones - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Sanders to DNC: Remove Clinton backers from platform committee

Sanders to DNC: Remove Clinton backers from platform committee | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Bernie Sanders' campaign wants the Democratic National Committee to remove two Hillary Clinton supporters from key convention roles, accusing them of being "aggressive attack surrogates."
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Sanders does know what to go after when something is wrong.
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Bill Moyers: Democrats can’t unite unless Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes!

Bill Moyers: Democrats can’t unite unless Debbie Wasserman Schultz goes! | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Sanders's 'socialist' policies sound a lot like Teddy Roosevelt's and Reagan's

Sanders's 'socialist' policies sound a lot like Teddy Roosevelt's and Reagan's | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
His policies have a lot in common with those of some former Republican presidents.
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Fred Klonsky: Juan Rangel of UNO Gets a Gentle Slap on the Wrist for Fraud

Fred Klonsky: Juan Rangel of UNO Gets a Gentle Slap on the Wrist for Fraud | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Juan Rangel, a political activist in Chicago, created the city's largest charter chain, called UNO. Rangel was co-chairman of Rahm Emanuel's mayoral campaign in 2011, when he first ran for mayor. UNO was an amazing cash cow.
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More Charter school corruption....
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Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools - NYTimes.com

Kansas Lawmakers Pass Bill in Bid to Stop Court From Closing Schools - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Take note Mississippi the Law makers here and in a number of states are following the same failed idea as the republican education and funding plan.
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BILL CRAWFORD: Father of U.S. Constitution feared factionalism - Daily Journal

BILL CRAWFORD: Father of U.S. Constitution feared factionalism - Daily Journal | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
If our founding fathers could watch the malfunction of our state and local governments and the lack of reasoned discourse therein, what might they say? A good place to look would be the Federalist Papers.
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Great article in today's paper about the founding fathers of the nation... Adding this for a different kind of Father's Day reading.
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What ISIS Really Wants

What ISIS Really Wants | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.
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Great article! Pretty long but worth the time.
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Afghans say the Orlando attack is an issue for Americans, not them

Afghans say the Orlando attack is an issue for Americans, not them | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The reaction to the Florida massacre in Kabul was muted — and wary.
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Trump was accused of destroying email evidence in lawsuit 10 years ago

Trump was accused of destroying email evidence in lawsuit 10 years ago | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
10 years ago, Trump's lawyers told a judge that Trump's companies had no centralized e-mail system and routinely deleted email records until the mid-2000s.
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Voting Rights at the Crossroads

Voting Rights at the Crossroads | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A constitutional lawyer dissects two competing trends in voting rights—and explains why automatic voting registration is the “biggest, immediate” solution for voting reform.
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Talking About Text Structure in the PBL Classroom

Talking About Text Structure in the PBL Classroom | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Enhance PBL by teaching students how to identify text structure how to and use it within their project-based reading and writing.
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Dick Van Dyke makes the case for older voters to support Bernie Sanders

Dick Van Dyke makes the case for older voters to support Bernie Sanders | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
The actor says Sanders would reinstitute much-needed banking regulations.
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#ChickenTrump: Twitter Pounds Candidate for Backing Down on Sanders Debate

#ChickenTrump: Twitter Pounds Candidate for Backing Down on Sanders Debate | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
Despite best efforts by several interlocutors, presidential candidate Donald Trump has refused to honor his initial promise to debate Bernie Sanders.
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Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com

Donald Trump’s Energy Plan: More Fossil Fuels and Fewer Rules - NYTimes.com | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
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Trump's tax trouble: More than 100 lawsuits, disputes, tied to companies

Trump's tax trouble: More than 100 lawsuits, disputes, tied to companies | AUSTERITY & OPPRESSION SUPPORTERS  VS THE PROGRESSION Of The REST OF US | Scoop.it
A USA TODAY investigation found Donald Trump’s companies have been engaged in battles over taxes almost every year from the late 1980s until as recently as March.
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