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  • Trump's Nonvoter Strategy: Will It Work?

    Donald Trump's campaign is a grand gamble that he can turn enough angry white men, who have not voted in a while, into voters in 2016. He is ignoring the rules of the game and trying to find new supporters just like the ones he already has.

  • Convention Dissent: There's Less Than Meets the Eye

    On a night of inspiring speeches and calls for unity, the media jumped on the recalcitrant Bernie Bros meme and wouldn't let it go.

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  • Riding Trump's Wave, Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke Runs for Senate

    Riding Trump's Wave, Former KKK Grand Wizard David Duke Runs for Senate

    By Bill Berkowitz, Truthout | News Analysis

    On the heels of the Republican Party's Convention, former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard David Duke, promising to be a voice for "European Americans," threw his hat into the ring to run for the Louisiana Senate seat vacated by the retiring scandal-plagued David Vitter. The climate of fear, bigotry and xenophobia stoked by the Republican Party has enabled former Duke to re-enter mainstream politics.

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  • Who Would Trayvon Have Been? Becoming a Black Man in the United States

    Who Would Trayvon Have Been? Becoming a Black Man in the United States

    By Mychal Denzel Smith, Nation Books | Book Excerpt

    I tried to imagine who Trayvon would have been on February 26, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and beyond. The things he would have seen, the world he would have known, how he would have created himself. When you're introduced to a martyr as a result of their death, they aren't a whole person. They are a name and a story. They are a set of symbols and projections.

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