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The GOP’s new war on women: Mitch McConnell, Elizabeth Warren and the newly empowered sexism of the right

Some right-wingers are going even further into overt misogyny — but they’re being met with a feminist force of fury<p>Perhaps Sen. Mitch McConnell should have skipped his quadrennial all-day post-inauguration nap. Being awake for the Women's March and witnessing all the rage and energy of millions of …

Feminism

West Coast states form a wall against Trump’s reactionary agenda

I went to an inaugural ball a few weeks ago — the one in Washington state, not the one in Washington, D.C. — and got a good sense of the official resistance that is rising on the West Coast against the policies of the new Trump administration.<p>Jay Inslee celebrated the advent of his second term as …

Behind the Internet's Anti-Democracy Movement

White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is reportedly a reader of neoreactionary political theory. A tour through the pro-authoritarian philosophy gaining visibility on the right.<p>White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has been in contact via intermediaries with Curtis Yarvin, <i>Politico Magazine</i> …

Alt-Right

Pentagon leader assumes new role: Turning down the temperature on Trump

As President Trump’s new Pentagon chief, Jim Mattis has a long list of tasks ahead, including devising a more aggressive campaign to combat the Islamic State and restoring military readiness after years of budget cuts. But a few weeks into his tenure, the retired general’s most visible role has …

James Mattis

8 Things the Successful Elite Do Quietly

Humility is often rewarded with loyalty while boastfulness more often generates resentment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the potential to be as successful as we dream of being, so what separates those who actually live out their potential from those who …

Self-improvement

When the black justice movement got too powerful, the FBI got scared and got ugly

In the 1970s, the surveillance and intimidation was no joke<p>On a sunny January day in 1969, a gun battle broke out during a meeting of the Black …

Americans still support Donald Trump's immigration ban, poll shows

Despite breaking records for the lowest approval ratings for a new President, Donald Trump's immigration ban is still backed by a majority of Americans, according to recent polling.<p>The Republican president suffered the biggest defeat of his presidency yesterday as a court refused to reinstate his …

Trump's Illusory Answers to Imaginary Crime Problems

The president’s latest executive orders achieve little while trying to answer a crime wave that data doesn’t support.<p>Jeff Sessions issued a de facto mission statement within moments of being sworn in attorney general on Thursday.<p>“We have a crime problem,” the former Alabama senator said. “I wish …

U.S. Justice Department

The 4 Types Of Constitutional Crises

And which ones are most likely to come up during Trump’s presidency.<p>People have been talking about the possibility of a “constitutional crisis” since …

A history of sanctuary cities: How Black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Frederick Douglass called on free and enslaved people to defy state and federal laws that protected slavery<p>Over the past few days, the national climate has grown increasingly tense over the issue of “sanctuary” cities and states. Local communities, including some college and university campuses, …

Black History
North Africa