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Never Trumpers Will Want to Read This History Lesson

In the 1850s, disaffected Democrats made the wrenching choice to leave their party to save American democracy. Here’s what happened.<p>“I was educated a Democrat from my boyhood,” a Republican delegate confided to his colleagues at Iowa’s constitutional convention in 1857. “Faithfully, I did adhere to …

Political Science

When evangelicals were pro-choice and the NRA was pro-gun control: A history of hypocrisy

<b>A Pro-Life activist; Pro-gun demonstrators (Getty/Alex Wong/AP/Jose Luis Magana)</b><p>Conservative hypocrisy on abortion and guns is part of a much larger far-right power grab, built on dangerous lies<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>July 8, 2018 4:00pm (UTC)<p>For 40 years, a chorus of voices on the right has been clamoring …

Civil Rights

A day after being exposed as a violent white nationalist, aerospace engineer loses job

Employment

You Want to Know Who America Is, Pay Attention to Who She Was

In 1996, Jacques Derrida gave two important seminars on foreigners and the role of hospitality, later collected in a book called <i>Of Hospitality</i>. In …

George W. Bush

Yahoo

Phil Long/AP<p><b>Dan Gilbert is the billionaire owner of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and the founder of Quicken Loans, the largest mortgage lender in</b> …

Real Estate

The gym class wars: Was I glorifying violence with these physical education games?

<b>(Getty/Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>As a teacher, I thought I was providing a safe space for kids to explore pretend violence — and they loved it<p>Alex Tzelnic<p>July 6, 2018 11:00pm (UTC)<p>When I first became a physical education teacher at Cambridge Montessori School a decade ago, my assumption was that any and …

Safe-Space

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Stanley Kubrick

EPA rollbacks already touching Americans' lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — For 37 mostly female farm-workers in California's Central Valley, U.S. policy under Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt became personal not long after sunup one day in May 2017.<p>Picking cabbage that morning, the workers noticed a tarry smell drifting from a nearby …

Obama Administration

All the Ways 'The First Purge' Skewers America and Donald Trump

“The First Purge” is rife with political commentary about America, the National Rifle Association, police brutality and, more than anything, Donald …

Donald Trump

The viral storytelling trick progressives can learn from Trump

The simple secret used by Hollywood screenwriters, Oprah, and even Donald Trump.<p>The single most important communications skill is the ability to tell …

Donald Trump

Rod Rosenstein Cannot Even Handle How Stupid Louie Gohmert Is Right Now

Time for another dispatch of today's hearings in Congress, where Rod Rosenstein and Chris Wray are FOR SOME REASON refusing to take orders from the …

Sean Hannity

[IMAGE] Steve Jobs • “You'll Never Be the Same Again.”

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Motivation

WW2’s Forgotten Front – 10 Chilling Facts About the Sino-Japanese War

“The conflict, which was fought between China’s competing Nationalists and Communist factions on one side and Imperial Japan on the other, stands as …

World History

The 10 Biggest Questions From the Westworld Finale, and What We Already Know About Them

<i>Westworld</i> has ended its second season with more unsolved mysteries than it started with. Here are some of the biggest questions we hope to see …

TV Series

A Failure of Judicial Independence

The Supreme Court squanders a chance to check a reckless president.<p>On Tuesday, as Chief Justice John Roberts read an oral summary of his opinion in <i>Trump v. Hawaii,</i> President Trump’s Solicitor General, Noel Francisco, sat a few feet away at counsel table.<p>Observers could not see Francisco’s lips …

George Washington

The 15 best movies of 2018 so far

How to watch them, and why you should.<p>2018 is half over. And while most of the films that are hoping to garner year-end awards and accolades won’t come out for a few more months, this year has already seen a number of terrific movies, including a couple of horror films, a biting political satire, a …

Black Panther

NFL Players Drop Facts On President Trump

You could call it an attack on the president, but it’s not exactly that. People would seize on that language and miss the whole thing.<p>You could call it disrespectful and say something like “stick to sports,” but that would mean you didn’t read what they wrote and you were never going to listen to …

Donald Trump

Trump, again and again, describes a world detached from reality

This week repeated a striking, if familiar, pattern: President Trump described a world detached from reality.<p>On Twitter, at the White House, and on …

Donald Trump

The government's top ethics official said Trump's business deals 'raise serious concerns' — but he doesn't have the authority to investigate

The acting director of the Office of Government Ethics said some of President Donald Trump's business deals "raise serious concerns," but the agency lacks the authority to investigate, The Washington Post reported.<p>In a letter responding to congressional Democrats who had requested an ethics …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is a liar and a danger to America

When I was young, my father told me that “you have to stand by what you say, so that’s why you should speak the truth.” Liars are not trustworthy, and without trust, there is no support for a relationship. Being a good son, as much as it hurt at times, I learned that telling the truth is important. …

Donald Trump

WWI Centennial: Austria-Hungary’s Last Gasp

<i>Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 310th installment in the series. Read an overview of</i> …

World Peace

Jim Crow Laws - Facts Summary

BLACK CODES<p>The roots of Jim Crow laws began as early as 1865, immediately following the ratification of the 13th Amendment freeing four million …

Black History

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google

The takedown of Chris Hardwick shows #MeToo has gone too far

Call it The Revenge of #MeToo. It frightens me.<p>People who tuned in Sunday night to AMC were greeted by a terse, one-sentence message on their screens:<p>…

The Walking Dead

This 1940s anti-fascist film created by the War Department is more relevant now than ever before

First shared online after the Charlottesville, Virginia neo-Nazi rally, this 1940s anti-fascist film, created by the War Department, is making the …

Rights & Freedoms

Fact-Checking the Trump Administration’s Case for Child Separation at the Border

President Trump and top administration officials have continued to defend their practice of breaking up families who arrive at the border in the face of bipartisan outcry, criticism from the United Nations and a lawsuit.<p>They’ve denied the existence of a policy and that they were the first to …

Immigration

12 Brilliant Tech Hacks For Your Next Trip

Ready, set, bookmark! To make your trips as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible, we've rounded up the best tech travel hacks on the web — from how to pack properly to how to share photos once you've returned, you'll find it all right here. How did we ever travel without them before?<p>When you're on …

Hacking

The photographs of Abraham Lincoln, who was the first U.S President to be photographed while in office.

bring back some memories<p>17 June 2018<p>176 notes<p>Abraham Lincoln<br>• president<br>• life<br>• history<br>• photography<br>• portrait<br>• nostalgia<br>• vintage<br>• 1840s<br>• 1850s<br>• 1860s<p>The photographs of …

Photography

Without a Doubt, the 9 Best Documentaries on Amazon Prime Will Change Your Life

If you're a regular MyDomaine reader, you've no doubt noticed I've been watching a lot of documentaries lately. In the past few months, I've scrolled …

Love Stories

Donald Trump Goes Rogue

In half a week, between Quebec and Singapore, Trump showed that the liberal order is hateful to him, and that he wants out.<p>When President Trump walked out early from the meeting of the Group of Seven in Charlevoix, Quebec, on June 9th, he left the group’s collective statement without an American …

Foreign Policy