Archive: CNN

CNN Tonight with Don Lemon Interview, August 5, 2019

“With a white nationalist in the White House stoking hatred and 400+ million guns in circulation, America is in uncharted terrain.”

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Racism Balance Scale

GOP can’t shake off the awful taint of Steve King’s racism and misogyny

“Are black and yellow people at our doors?” Fascist dictator Benito Mussolini asked this question in 1927, two years into his dictatorship — and his answer was yes. He falsely …

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Donald Trump

There’s an irony in Trump making this July 4th all about the military

It was a July 4th in Washington DC unlike any other, just as President Donald Trump promised. Tanks sat in front of the Lincoln Memorial, F-35 fighter planes streaked the …

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What We Learned from World War One

One hundred years ago, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, World War I ended. Life would never be the same for the more than …

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Stephen Collinson, “The Pittsburgh Killings Targeted Jews – and America’s Soul,” CNN.com

“The problem is that Trump has made it clear since the campaign that the public he is speaking to, the public he wants to impress, that he cares about, is a public that is not interested in human rights, in democracy and in loving one’s neighbor.”

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Anti George Soros sentiment graffiti in Resen Macedonia 2018

Mail bombs: Hate speech can have consequences

Anyone who wonders about the link between hateful threats and actual violence was given something serious and grave to think about this week. Authorities found several pipe bombs delivered to …

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Trump and Putin: the pictures tell the story

Anyone who needs confirmation of the secret of a strongman — that he’s a weak man, in constant need of ego affirmation — need only look at images of the …

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People with computers at a meeting

The Sexual Harassment We Don’t Talk About

She arrives at the meeting to present a report that she’s worked on for months. Within minutes he’s at her side, telling her she looks gorgeous today. He sits next …

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Protest march in Madrid against La Manada sentence, in the Spanish Parliament

This message keeps the global #MeToo movement alive

The #MeToo movement has shown once again the wisdom of the adage that there is strength in numbers — even as it highlights that it is still difficult for individual …

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Matteo Salvini - Manifestazione Piazza Duomo - 24 Febbraio 2018

In Italy’s Elections, the Fascists Did Scarily Well

Italy’s elections may have ended in a political deadlock — no one party or alliance gained the 40% necessary to have an absolute Parliamentary majority — but the projected results …

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