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Alexy, la proporcionalidad, y el derecho al aborto (Clérico/Ronconi)

Cerca del cierre de los debates sobre el aborto, en el Senado, se escucharon algunas posiciones que propusieron pensar sobre el derecho al aborto, …

At least 100 newspapers sign up to publish editorials targeting Trump

The Boston Globe has enlisted more than 100 newspapers from across the country to publish editorials fighting back against President TrumpDonald John …

Donald Trump

Republicans promote fear, not tax cuts, in key elections

WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a border crisis in Pennsylvania. The radical left is surging in New Jersey. And Nancy Pelosi is a threat to New York.<p>Republican candidates in the nation's premiere midterm battlegrounds have embraced a central message in their fight to maintain the House majority this fall …

Taxes

What Charlottesville Changed

We asked 16 of the most thoughtful people we know to describe the impact of the violence—and how we should think about it a year later.<p>A year ago Sunday, crowds of far-right and white supremacist protesters descended on Charlottesville, Virginia. They marched toward a statue of confederate General …

Rights & Freedoms

Russian Trolls Swarmed The Charlottesville March — Then Twitter Cracked Down

Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images<p>The Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Aug. 12, 2017.<p>We didn’t know it then, but August 2017 was the peak time …

Internet

Giuliani: 'There was no conversation' between Trump and Comey on Flynn

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that if the President sits down for questioning by special counsel Robert Mueller, Trump will say he never discussed easing up on a probe of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn with former FBI …

Donald Trump

Talking to a Man Named Mr. Cotton About Slavery and Confederate Monuments

<b>Please sign up here to have the Race/Related newsletter delivered weekly to your inbox.</b><p>______<p>VICKSBURG, Miss. — Slavery, Gordon Cotton explains, “did some good for some people.”<p>A white retired journalist, Mr. Cotton is propped on a stool in his cluttered kitchen, holding court before me and another …

Confederate Monuments

Democratic socialists are conquering the left. But do they believe in democracy?

When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), won New York’s 14th District primary in June, she immediately became a symbol of the potential future of the Democratic Party. Fittingly, she spent last month barnstorming the country for progressive candidates …

Middle-class

Farewell, Infowars. You won’t be missed.

No more wild-eyed claims that 9/11 was a hoax, that the government was behind the Sandy Hook shooting or that the Parkland kids are “crisis actors.” No more spittle-flecked speculation about “white genocide” or how chemtrails are used for population control. Now, if you want to learn more about how …

Internet

Your everyday Republican has some galling views

The views of rank-and-file Republicans, captured in voter surveys, are nothing less than galling.<p>Let’s lead with a poll conducted by the global marketing firm Ipsos and reported by the Daily Beast. It found that 43 percent of self-identified Republicans said that they believed “the president should …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Nemesis in the Age of Pinocchio

WASHINGTON — Samuel Johnson has James Boswell. Lyndon Johnson has Robert Caro. Donald Trump has Glenn Kessler of The Washington Post, but Kessler’s more nemesis than amanuensis.<p>Every untruth Trump utters, Kessler chronicles. At the beginning of this month, the running total was 4,229 false or …

Donald Trump

Democrats seek stronger social media presence to guard against potential Russian interference in midterms

Democratic leaders fearful of potential Russian interference and burned by recent conservative success on social media have begun a new effort to win the midterm election battle on platforms such as Facebook and Twitter.<p>The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party organization in …

Social Media

Inside Jason Kessler’s hate-fueled rise

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Jason Kessler needed a friendly media outlet to vent and portray himself as a victim. So he dialed Stormfront Action, a white-nationalist online radio show.<p>He wanted to promote Sunday’s “Unite the Right 2” rally across from the White House, the sequel to last year’s deadly …

Rights & Freedoms

See Ancient Greek Music Accurately Reconstructed for the First Time

Imagine trying to reconstruct the music of the Beatles 2,500 years from now, if nothing survived but a few fragments of the lyrics. Or the operas of …

Ancient History

Who Helped Trump Most in the 2016 Presidential Election? Nonvoters, Pew Study Says

When it comes to the Donald Trump presidency, nonvoters are just as responsible as verified 2016 voters for the presidential election results, …

Pew Research Center

Man Charged With Arson In California Wildfire Refuses To Go To Court

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with starting a Southern California wildfire that has burned 12 cabins and forced at least 20,000 people from …

Orange County

Detenidos tres españoles por intentar dar un golpe de Estado en Santo Tomé y Príncipe

El Ministerio de Exteriores español confirma los arrestos. El Gobierno español fue informado el pasado domingo.<p>Cinco personas, entre ellas <b>tres</b> …

Así funciona el mito de la gente que llega a muy vieja pero que no se plegó a los hábitos saludables

"¡Pues mi abuela se fumaba todos los días una cajetilla de tabaco y vivió hasta los noventa y seis años!". Si alguna vez has escuchado una frase …

The Democrats’ Quest to Win the Senate

They must hold 10 seats in Trump country and overperform in contested states. But with a blue wave forecast, anything could happen.<p>Few Democratic leaders in 2006 dared imagine they would capture the U.S. Senate in the midterm elections. Yet there they were on the morning of November 9, celebrating …

U.S. Politics

Los discursos de Hitler no ayudaron a los nazis a ganar

El partido nazi no recibió mas votos en las ciudades donde dio mítines el supuesto líder carismático<p>En solo cinco años, de 1928 a 1933, los nazis …

Omarosa says Trump is a racist who uses N-word – and claims there is tape to prove it

Donald Trump is a “racist” who has used the “N-word” repeatedly, Omarosa Manigault Newman, once the most prominent African American in the White House, claims in a searing memoir.<p>The future US president was caught on mic uttering the taboo racial slur “multiple times” during the making of his …

Donald Trump

Pacificación que propone AMLO, una promesa si no se reestructura el sistema judicial: José Ramón Cossío

El ministro de la Corte advirtió que con los niveles de impunidad actuales en México, el proceso de paz que propone López Obrador es inviable.<p>El …

Democrats are yearning for ‘a fighter,’ Michael Avenatti says as he tests the presidential waters in Iowa

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa — Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult-film actress Stormy Daniels, told Iowa Democrats on Friday that Democrats are seeking a “fighter” who will take on President Trump — and that they should look no further than him.<p>“What I fear for this Democratic Party that I love is that …

Iowa

Tennessee executes killer with controversial drug that Justice Sotomayor said could inflict 'torturous pain'

Tennessee executed Billy Ray Irick on Thursday night, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied a final request to stay his execution. Convicted of the 1985 rape and murder of 7-year-old Paula Dyer, Irick, 59, is the first state inmate to be put to death since 2009. He was also the first to receive …

U.S. Supreme Court

The White Nationalists Are Winning

Fox News anchors and high-profile politicians are now openly pushing the racism of the alt-right. The fringe movement’s messages have permeated the mainstream Republican Party.<p>The year since the white-supremacist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has been difficult for the rogues’ …

Rights & Freedoms

White Supremacy Has Always Been Mainstream

Jul 23, 2018<p>23 Min read time<p>“Very fine people”—fathers, husbands, and sons, as well as mothers, wives, and daughters—have always been central to the …

Rights & Freedoms

Los abogados predicen resultados y los jueces motivan las decisiones

El 31 de julio, día en el que se recuerda el fallecimiento de San Ignacio de Loyola, en 1556, y por tanto ocasión en la cual la comunidad jesuita …

Argentina’s Senate Narrowly Rejects Legalizing Abortion

BUENOS AIRES — Argentina’s Senate on Thursday narrowly rejected a bill to legalize abortion, dealing a stinging defeat to a grass-roots movement that pushed reproductive rights to the top of the country’s legislative agenda and galvanized activist groups throughout Latin America.<p>The vote gripped …

Buenos Aires

Good news for Democrats after Ohio result – but warning signs too | Henry Olsen

Democrats did not get the win they wanted in Tuesday’s special election in Ohio’s 12th congressional district.<p>The apparent narrow loss, nevertheless, contains some good news for Democratic chances in the fall. But it also contains two sobering lessons that Democrats should heed if they want to …

Government

Trump is the president the Founding Fathers feared

Has there ever been a president as obscene as Donald Trump — a president as obtuse, as ignorant, as base, as dishonest, as indifferent to precedent, as contemptuous of civil liberties, as critical of his own government and officials, as brutish, as cold to consequences, as hostile to the media, as …

Donald Trump