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Mike Pence Celebrates Black History Month by Praising a White Man

He praised Abraham Lincoln instead of acknowledging the accomplishments of black people.<p>Vice President Mike Pence kicked off Black History Month yesterday with a tone-deaf tweet that praised Abraham Lincoln, a white man, instead of listing a single accomplishment by an African-American.<p>The tweet …

Donald Trump

Why conservatives are more likely than liberals to believe false information about threats

After an electoral season that blurred the line between fact and fantasy, a team of UCLA researchers is offering new evidence to support a controversial proposition: that when it comes to telling the difference between truth and fiction, not all potential voters see it the same way.<p>When …

'It will be called Americanism': the US writers who imagined a fascist future

From Sinclair Lewis and Philip Roth to Donald Trump’s favourite film, Citizen Kane, US culture has long told stories about homegrown authoritarianism. What can we learn from them?<p>“To have enslaved America with this hocus-pocus! To have captured the mind of the world’s greatest nation without …

Literature

To commemorate Black History Month, Trump administration decrees that white supremacists can’t be terrorists

Trump wants to focus counterterrorism exclusively on Muslims. Is this a thank-you note to white supremacists?<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump promised to "take care of our African-American people." Given Trump's embrace of overtly or implicitly racist "law and order" policies, …

Rights & Freedoms

Hill Republicans revolt over Trump's plans to build border wall

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall on the border with Mexico is facing a major problem: A wall of resistance from his own party.<p>A growing number of congressional Republicans are objecting to the cost and viability of a proposal that was a rallying cry for the …

Republicans