Republicans afraid of confronting Black Lives Matter on the campaign trail

Republicans afraid of confronting Black Lives Matter on the campaign trail

Sabrina Siddiqui, The Guardian There are few areas of bipartisan consensus in the 2016 presidential election. Criminal justice has emerged as one. Republicans and Democrats are agreed: reform needs to happen. Related: Black Lives Matter protest interrupts Clinton speech on criminal justice A landmark US Senate deal on criminal justice , which seeks to overhaul

Why Asian Americans don’t vote Republican

Why Asian Americans don’t vote Republican

The Conversation During the recent No Labels-hosted Problem Solver Convention in New Hampshire, things got a little uncomfortable. When Joseph Choe, an Asian-American college student, stood up to ask a question about South Korea, Donald Trump cut him off and wondered aloud: “Are you from South Korea?” Choe responded, “I’m not. I was born in

This historian explains why democratic socialism has deep roots in American life

This historian explains why democratic socialism has deep roots in American life

History News Network The shock and disbelief with which many political pundits have responded to Bernie Sanders’s description of himself as a “democratic socialist”—a supporter of democratic control of the economy—provide a clear indication of how little they know about the popularity and influence of democratic socialism over the course of American history. How else

Anonymous begins publishing alleged KKK members details

Anonymous begins publishing alleged KKK members details

International Business Times

Hacktivist group Anonymous has begun publishing the personal details of members of the Ku Klux Klan as its campaign of cyberwar against the white supremacist group escalates. Anonymous, the amorphous online activist collective, last week promised to reveal the identity of 1,000 members of the KKK after coming into possession of the private information through a…

Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

Conservative Christians freak out over false report that Chick-fil-a sponsored LGBT film festival

David Ferguson Conservative Christians have launched a Change.org petition demanding that fast food chain Chick-fil-a account for its support of a “Christian LGBT film festival.” David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement wrote Monday that a Chick-fil-a patron named Steven Policastro created the petition in the mistaken belief that the corporation has donated money