Topic: Prohibition

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Black Is Beautiful, But Hair Is Still Political

(Photo: Shutterstock) In the spring of 2014, the Army banned black women soldiers from wearing natural hairstyles like cornrows, even though those eas...   [ continue reading...]

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Nader on the Challenge to the Failed 'War On Drugs'

The assumption that a “tough on crime” approach will reduce addiction and abuse has been proven wrong and misguided. More and more conservativ...   [ continue reading...]

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Down the Memory Hole: Living in Trump's United States of Amnesia

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exit Air Force One at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy, May 23, 2017. (Photo: Stephen Crow...   [ continue reading...]

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Iran: Women Face Bias in the Workplace

(Beirut) – Laws and policies that discriminate against women interfere with Iranian women’s right to work, Human Rights Watch said in a report relea...   [ continue reading...]

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Massachusetts Charter School Backs Off Exclusionary Hair Policies -- For Now

(Photo: Shutterstock) The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School, a suburban Boston charter in Malden, Massachusetts, is under fire for...   [ continue reading...]

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National Strike in Buenaventura, Afro-Colombia

Afro-Colombiansby Esther Ojulari Black people in the Choco region of Colombia marked the National day of Afro-Colombian Heritage, May 21st, with massive protest...   [ continue reading...]

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How the 'Alt-Right' Is Weaponizing Irony to Spread Fascism

Experts say the "alt-right" has stormed mainstream consciousness by using "humor" and ambiguity as tactics to wrong-foot their opponents. Earlier this mon...   [ continue reading...]

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When voters are made victims

Bihar’s Musahars, who had voted for Nitish Kumar, were the worst-hit by his prohibition law   [ continue reading...]

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Zimbabwe: Evictions, Beatings at Mugabe-Linked Farm

Launch Gallery (Johannesburg) – Anti-riot police have harassed, b...   [ continue reading...]

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A Fishing Hole Spat Could Give Democrats a Shot at a Montana House Seat

With Thursday's special election approaching, the race for Montana's vacant House seat has gone national. The president's son Donald Trump Jr. flew to the smal...   [ continue reading...]

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Republicans Claim Their Health Care Bill Provides $138 Billion for Preexisting Conditions. They're Lying.

Republican Congressman Tom MacArthur found himself in front of a hostile crowd at a recent town hall event in his home district. His New Jersey constituents we...   [ continue reading...]

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The Dying Republic: A Vast Disconnect Between Faux Values and the Corporate Controlled Anti-Democratic Reality

What ancient Rome can teach us about the Trump administration. The deep state’s decision in ancient Rome—dominated by a bloated military...   [ continue reading...]

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Police Deaths Up This Year, But Not From War on Cops

The war on cops is a myth. The increases were from car accidents and heart attacks. Law Enforcement Officer deaths by firearm are down slightly through Ma...   [ continue reading...]

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How Smoking Weed Can Help Ease the Crack Epidemic

Research done in Vancouver shows that using cannabis may enable people to consume less crack. That would be a good thing. North America is in the midst of...   [ continue reading...]

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A Private Prison Company Put This Immigrant Detainee in Solitary. 19 Days Later He Was Dead.

A Panamanian man held in an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center died in an apparent suicide Monday after being held for 19 days in soli...   [ continue reading...]

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Judge compares Trump’s Muslim ban to one of the worst chapters in American history

Pro tip: If a judge compares your argument to Korematsu, it means you are in trouble.CREDIT: AP PhotoThere are a handful of old Supreme Court cases &m...   [ continue reading...]

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The Congressman Who Resurrected the Republican Health Care Bill Held a Townhall. It Was Brutal.

The tone of Rep. Tom MacArthur's Wednesday town hall in South Jersey was established early on. The venue was packed, the crowd tense, and, after a series inter...   [ continue reading...]

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1 Year Per Gram: Man Gets Insane 18-Year Prison Sentence for Weed, Judge Furious

Welcome to Louisiana. Louisiana just proved how cruel the drug war can be, as the state’s Supreme Court upheld an 18-year prison sentence witho...   [ continue reading...]

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New York City bans salary histories

A new law will keep past pay out of the hiring process in an effort to give women and people of color a clean slate.New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D)...   [ continue reading...]

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Macron Wins French Presidency By Decisive Margin Over Le Pen

Centrist independent is projected to win by 65.1% to 34.9% but defeat still marks historically high vote for France’s far right. The pro-EU centrist...   [ continue reading...]

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