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  • Graham-Cassidy Is Evil Incarnate

    By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout | Op-Ed

    U.S. Sen. Dean Heller (R-NV) (2nd L) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) (L) listen during a news conference on health care September 13, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)US Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) listen during a news conference on health care September 13, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo: Alex Wong / Getty Images)

    Millions stripped of coverage. No more essential care. No more protections for those with pre-existing conditions. Medicaid money in blue states plundered and sent to red states as a reward for thwarting Obama back in 2014. Why? To pay for a trillion-dollar tax cut for rich people. If Graham-Cassidy isn't evil, the word has no meaning.

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  • Obama's Guantánamo Legacy Lingers in Trump Era

    Obama's Guantánamo Legacy Lingers in Trump Era

    By Aisha Maniar, Truthout | News Analysis

    Guantánamo Bay prison and the 41 prisoners still remaining there have largely slipped out of the public eye under Trump as they continue to be held under an arbitrary military regime. Meanwhile, many of the 197 prisoners released by Obama and resettled in ­third countries as refugees continue to suffer from intrusive surveillance, poverty, isolation and lack of access to family and jobs.

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  • New Speculative Fiction Anthology Explodes the Mainstream Trans Narrative

    New Speculative Fiction Anthology Explodes the Mainstream Trans Narrative

    By H Kapp-Klote, Truthout | Book Review

    Since 2014, often called the "transgender tipping point," mainstream media has popularized and normalized a particular type of transgender story to the point of boredom. Now a new anthology, Meanwhile, Elsewhere, defies that singular trans story, and shows how visionary and interesting trans writers are when given the chance to write the stories they really want to tell.

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