Discrimination

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The Trial Has Begun For Inauguration Day Protesters And Journalists Who Face 70 Years In Prison (Video)

The trial has begun for six defendants accused of rioting during President Donald Trump’s inauguration. They are Michelle Macchio, 26, of Naples, Fla.; Jennifer Armento, 38, of Philadelphia; Christina Simmons, 20, of Cockeysville, Md.; Alexei Wood, 37, of San Antonio; Oliver Harris, 28, of Philadelphia; and Brittne Lawson, 27, of Pittsburgh. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff, these […]

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

Haitian Immigrants With Temporary Status Are Given 18 Months To Leave (Video)

We recently learned the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) granted leniency to 4,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients whose renewal documents had been sitting unclaimed in a United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) mailbox. But before we jump to any conclusions about President Donald Trump’s immigration policies not being as authoritarian as we were […]

DACA Renewal Applications Were Not ‘Late’ Despite Initial Report (Video)

DACA Renewal Applications Were Not ‘Late’ Despite Initial Report (Video)

It appears as though 4,000 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) recipients will be granted a filing extension after requisite documents were reported “late.” On November 10, the New York Times reported slow mail delivery was responsible. However, a lawsuit filed November 14 against President Donald Trump’s administration alleges the documents had been received on time and ignored in a […]

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Resigns After Being Caught Having Sex In His Office With A Man

Anti-LGBT Lawmaker Resigns After Being Caught Having Sex In His Office With A Man

Wes Goodman, a Republican state legislator in Ohio, made a name for himself with hardline anti-LGBT ideas and his resolute Christian values. That all came tumbling down for him this week, as the married lawmaker was caught cheating on his wife. In his office. With a man. Goodman regularly campaigned on “family values,” and his […]

NEW VIDEO Shows 16 Women Telling How Donald Trump Sexually Assaulted Them

NEW VIDEO Shows 16 Women Telling How Donald Trump Sexually Assaulted Them

While most of the attention being paid to the subject of sexual assault involves Hollywood figures of would-be senators from Alabama, let’s not forget that the debate actually began when President Trump was running for office a year ago. That’s when we saw the infamous Access Hollywood tape on which Trump proudly told host Billy […]

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re Still At It–The GOP Tax Plan Takes Aim At Obamacare (Video)

They’re at it again. As if the proposed Senate Republican tax plan did not put enough targets on average Americans’ backs, according to multiple reports, the revised bill includes another insult: repeal the Affordable Care Act’s, aka Obamacare, individual mandate. The individual mandate is the most controversial part of former President Barack Obama’s signature legislation. It requires all […]

The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

The Supreme Court Could Decide American Unions’ Fate Early Next Year (Video)

Last year, public sector unions dodged a bullet after the U.S. Supreme Court deadlocked on the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association (CTA) case that threatened to eliminate fair share fees, aka union dues, that support strong collective bargaining efforts. Before that it was the 2014 Harris v. Quinn case. Now the war on public sector unions has returned with Janus v. American […]

The GOP Tax Plan: ‘Teachers, Give Your Deductions To Your Corporate Overlords’ (Video)

The GOP Tax Plan: ‘Teachers, Give Your Deductions To Your Corporate Overlords’ (Video)

Even if the rumors about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ impending resignation are true, the attack upon America’s teachers is just getting started. The Supreme Court announced in September it is going to hear early next year the Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) case that threatens to flip the entire nationwide public […]

WATCH: Racist Gun Store Owner Refuses To Sell To Black Man – Because He Might Be A Criminal

WATCH: Racist Gun Store Owner Refuses To Sell To Black Man – Because He Might Be A Criminal

The NRA and their minions who say they support the right of every American to own a gun apparently have a major problem with African-Americans joining their ranks. If you want proof, look no further than Hopkins Gun & Tackle in Richmond, Virginia. Chris King Mason, a black man, went into the store and was […]

This Girl Tried To Poison Her Roommate Because Of Her Race (VIDEO/PHOTO)

This Girl Tried To Poison Her Roommate Because Of Her Race (VIDEO/PHOTO)

One of the most horrifying racially-motivated incidents in recent years unfolded last month at a small college in Connecticut. A white freshman there wanted to get rid of her roommate, apparently because she didn’t want to room with a black woman. But she decided to do it in a despicable way–by deliberately poisoning her. Now […]

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

Thanks To Three Democratic Senators, Trump’s ‘Election Fraud’ Commission Will Be Investigated (Video)

There is so much going on already this week for which we progressives should be thankful. But if you’re able to tear yourself away from Paul Manafort’s indictment, here is something else to look forward to. Thanks to the efforts of Democratic senators Cory Booker (NJ), Michael Bennet (Colo.), and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), the Government […]

Journalists Covering Inaugural Protests Face More Time In Prison Than Murderers (Video)

Journalists Covering Inaugural Protests Face More Time In Prison Than Murderers (Video)

In a couple of weeks, nine people will be charged for their alleged involvement in the “J20″–January 20–incidents on inauguration day in which protesters smashed windows, fired off projectiles, and set cars on fire. But those six defendants did not participate in the destruction. They were merely journalists who just happened to be in the right place […]

Federal Judge Throws Out Case Against Black Lives Matter, Calls It A ‘Confused Attack’

Federal Judge Throws Out Case Against Black Lives Matter, Calls It A ‘Confused Attack’

Black Lives Matter is one of the favorite targets of the right. They have been equated multiple times to the alt-right, despite the fact of the latter’s close ties to white nationalism and neo-Nazis. This is despite that fact the Black Lives Matter seeks mainly to stage peaceful protest and raise awareness of violence and […]

Betsy DeVos Strikes Again–This Time It’s Against Disabled Students (Video)

Betsy DeVos Strikes Again–This Time It’s Against Disabled Students (Video)

In America, we believe everyone should be educated. An educated populace is the backbone of democracy. To that end, we promise to all children the right to a free public education, regardless of socioeconomic status, disability, or immigration status. Well, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is working hard to do something about that. DeVos has already […]

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

Want Hurricane Relief? Pledge Allegiance–To Israel (Video)

The state of Texas is promising residents of Dickinson funds to help them recover from the disastrous effects of last month’s hurricane Harvey. But there’s a caveat. In exchange for relief, residents must vow never to speak out against Israel. According to the grant application on the Dickinson Harvey Relief fund website, applicants must forego their first-amendment rights […]

Trump Nominee For Federal Court Compared Obama Era To Nazi Germany

Trump Nominee For Federal Court Compared Obama Era To Nazi Germany

The most long-lasting damage which will be done by President Trump isn’t from any of his executive orders, tweets, or ignorant speeches. It will probably be from the people he’s nominating to the federal judiciary. Take the case of Jeff Mateer, who currently serves as first assistant attorney general of Texas. Trump has nominated Mateer to serve […]

Inside The Alt-Right’s Most Notorious Fight Club (VIDEO)

Inside The Alt-Right’s Most Notorious Fight Club (VIDEO)

It was amply demonstrated long before August’s outbreak of violence in Charlottesville, Virginia that white supremacists, white nationalists, and neo-Nazis are among the worst people in the world. What happened in August only underlined it. After all, we now know that they were actively spoiling for violence that day. They also saw fit to trash […]

Federal Judge Orders The Justice Department To Permit A Detained Undocumented Woman An Abortion (Video)

Federal Judge Orders The Justice Department To Permit A Detained Undocumented Woman An Abortion (Video)

Our judicial branch is getting quite the workout these days. The same federal court in Hawaii that blocked the second attempt at a Muslim travel ban blocked a third attempt. Lawyers are also taking on President Donald Trump’s legislation against LGBT rights. An hour after Trump signed an executive order ending cost-sharing reduction payments, i.e. […]

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