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  • Noam Chomsky: Trump's First 100 Days Are Undermining Our Prospects for Survival

    By C.J. Polychroniou, Truthout | Interview

    Behind the Trump circus, the policies being enacted are the most reactionary of the Republican fringe, warns Chomsky.Behind the Trump circus, the policies being enacted are the most reactionary of the Republican fringe, warns Noam Chomsky. (Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout)

    In this exclusive interview for Truthout, Noam Chomsky reflects on the destruction set in motion by this White House. Trump's constant distortion of the truth is part of a two-pronged strategy, he says, to distract attention from Paul Ryan and the reactionary fringe of the Republican establishment as they ram through a policy agenda that seeks to make the rich richer and the poor poorer.

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  • Socialist Organizer and Black Lives Matter Activist Runs for Office in Fulton, Georgia

    Socialist Organizer and Black Lives Matter Activist Runs for Office in Fulton, Georgia

    By Sarah Jaffe, Truthout | Interview

    Getting enough true progressives -- not establishment Democrats -- into decision-making places calls for some hard, long-term groundwork, says socialist organizer and Black Lives Matter activist khalid kamau, who is running for city council in Georgia. Sustaining the progressive movement will also require building networks across state lines and nurturing candidates of color with a strong message about income inequality, he says.

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  • Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution

    Kochs Bankroll Move to Rewrite the Constitution

    By Alex Kotch, PR Watch | Report

    A constitutional convention, something thought impossible not long ago, is looking increasingly likely. Under Article V of the US Constitution, if 34 state legislatures "issue a call" for a constitutional convention, Congress must convene one. By some counts, the right-wing only needs six more states. Once called, delegates can propose and vote on changes and new amendments to the US Constitution, which, if approved, are currently required to be ratified by 38 states.

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