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  • "My Son Was Beautiful": Palestinian Bodies and the Truths That Do Not Reach Us

    By Susie Day, Truthout | Report

    In the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem, where many Palestinians have been evicted, 92-year-old Rifka Al-Kurd lives with her family in the half of her house not occupied by Israeli settlers. (Photo: Susan Chen)In the Sheikh Jarrah district of Jerusalem, where many Palestinians have been evicted, 92-year-old Rifka Al-Kurd lives with her family in the half of her house not occupied by Israeli settlers. (Photo: Susan Chen)

    Muhammad Allyan says Israel refuses to release the body of his son, Bahaa, who was killed in 2015 by Israeli police. Israel alleges Bahaa and another Palestinian man killed three Israelis in a bus attack. The Allyans have faced collective punishment since Bahaa's death.

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  • Like It or Not, the Democratic Party Now Must Answer to Millennials

    Like It or Not, the Democratic Party Now Must Answer to Millennials

    By Aisling O'Donnell, Truthout | Op-Ed

    Growing disenfranchisement among young voters means they are no longer voting along party lines, and this has the potential to radically change the political landscape in the United States. Millennials have become a force with which the Democratic establishment will need to reckon.

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    TV Is Donald's Free Trump Card to Stoke Racism

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    Donald Trump's political rise to become the last Republican presidential candidate standing can be largely attributed to the permanent guest member of most US families -- television. Trump has used corporate TV news networks to stoke right-wing voters' fears, anger and racism. Television is his medium.

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