|Brazil’s Disastrous 2018 Presidential Race Teaches Key Lesson For All: Demagogues Thrive Only When Establishments Fail|
Brazil's establishment, after feigning anger over corruption, now backs two of Latin America's most corrupt parties, showing why it is hated.
|Photo of Kissing Gay Couple Sparks Controversy at One of Brazil’s Most Important and Iconic Tourist Sites|
As Brazil’s far-right, fascist movement tries to link LGBT equality to pedophilia, one straight manager at Sugar Loaf takes a bold stand.
|Ecuador Will Imminently Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange and Hand Him Over to the U.K. What Comes Next?|
Will journalists, due to hatred of Julian Assange, unite behind Trump Justice Department in support of one of the gravest threats to press freedom in years?
|A Spirited, Substantive Debate on the Trump-Putin Summit, Russia, and U.S. Politics|
Is it a positive or negative development when the leaders in control of 90 percent of the world's nuclear weapons meet?
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|How Twitter Degrades Discourse and Encourages Distortions: Illustrated by Ex-Pentagon Official Ryan Goodman|
Assertions by a prosecutor in an indictment are not evidence. It's dangerous to treat them as such: a belief I've always held.
|Son of Jair Bolsonaro, Fascist Leading Brazil’s Presidential Polls, Tweets Fake Poster Linking LGBT People to Pedophiles|
Four months after the still-unsolved murder of Marielle Franco, the growing Bolsonaro movement stokes the flames of hatred.
|The Team That Helped Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Its Next Mission: Lifting Kerri Harris Over Sen. Tom Carper|
Tom Carper has been a statewide elected official in Delaware for more than 40 years. Could Kerri Harris, with the support of Ocasio-Cortez and her team, bring him down?
|MSNBC Does Not Merely Permit Fabrications Against Democratic Party Critics. It Encourages and Rewards Them.|
The network routinely allows outright lies to stand if aimed at critics of Democrats, especially fabricated allegations of being Kremlin agents. The latest is Malcolm Nance.
|Bay Area Muslim Leader Has Her Award Rescinded by Interfaith Group After Pro-Israel Activists Objected|
For Muslim activists in the U.S., such events are as common as they are ugly.
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|The Democratic Party’s 2018 View of Identity Politics Is Confusing, and Thus Appears Cynical and Opportunistic|
Given its rhetoric, how does the party justify supporting white male machine politicians over credible female challengers, LGBT people, and people of color?
|Glenn Greenwald Interviews Democratic Primary Challenger Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York|
Can a 28-year-old democratic socialist pull off one of the rarest feats in U.S. politics: beating an entrenched incumbent in a Democratic Party primary?
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|Animal Rights Activists Face Multiple Felony Charges, Brought by Prosecutors With Ties to Smithfield Foods|
Why are animal rights activists who took nothing of commercial value facing prison terms? Because the law is being abused to intimidate and silence them.
|Democrats Set to Re-Nominate Sen. Bob Menendez After Preventing Challengers, Showing How Calcified the Party Is|
Democrats unite behind one of the sleaziest, most corrupt incumbent senators, ensuring that no credible primary challenge can be mounted.
|The FBI Informant Who Monitored the Trump Campaign, Stefan Halper, Oversaw a CIA Spying Operation in the 1980 Presidential Election|
Far from the top-secret, covert intelligence asset the FBI has depicted him as, Stefan Halper is a longtime, well-known CIA operative, with ties to the Bush family and a shady past.
|Inside the Barbaric U.S. Industry of Dog Experimentation|
An investigation into Ridglan Farms shines a light on a largely hidden industry that breeds and cages dogs for the sole purpose of experimentation.
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|Ex-presidente do Equador Rafael Correa qualifica como “tortura” o tratamento de Julian Assange|
Em entrevista exclusiva, o ex-presidente equatoriano fala sobre Assange, alegações do The Guardian e a postura “submissa” do seu sucessor em relação aos EUA.
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|Ecuador’s Ex-President Rafael Correa Denounces Treatment of Julian Assange as “Torture”|
In an exclusive interview, the former Ecuadorian leader speaks about Assange, allegations from The Guardian, and the “submissive” posture of his successor to the U.S.
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|Will Democrats Unite to Block Trump’s Torturer, Gina Haspel, as CIA Chief? If Not, What Do They #Resist?|
The bipartisan national security class has united to support a torturer as CIA chief. What will it say about Washington if she is confirmed?
|Six Animal Rights Activists Charged With Felonies for Investigation and Rescue That Led to Punishment of a Utah Turkey Farm|
With the agricultural industry’s “ag-gag” laws dying in court, it appears to be turning to new tactics to silence activists and journalists who expose its abuses.
|MSNBC’s Joy Reid Claims Her Website Was Hacked and Bigoted Anti-LGBT Content Added, a Bizarre Story Liberal Outlets Ignore|
The key issue is not Reid's old, repudiated bigotry. It is the veracity of her current denials of authorship and hacking claims.